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What Works Fact Sheet: Preventing Excessive Alcohol Consumption

Resource Summary

Full glasses on a serving tray represent interventions to prevent excessive alcohol consumption.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to prevent excessive alcohol consumption. It is designed to help public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to prevent excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.