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SHIFT+

The goals the Shift+ initiative are to reduce underage drinking and binge drinking in all ages. Binge drinking is the most common form of excessive drinking and is defined as 5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women in one occasion. Youth and young adults are particularly vulnerable to the negative consequence of binge drinking, including sexual assaults, unintended pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections and diseases, and unintentional injuries. Currently, partners in El Paso, Southern New Mexico, and Juárez are working within their communities to address environmental risk factors that contribute to underage and binge drinking through advocacy and policy change.

Strategic Plan

Underage Drinking in El Paso - A status report

Program Lead: Jana Renner

Affiliated Grants

Reducción del Consumo de Alcohol en Ciudad Juárez

Pasos 2 -- Screening and Brief Intervention in the Paso del Norte region

2016 SHP: Shift+ Backbone Organization Phase II: Changing the Context and Improving Public Policy to Reduce Underage and Binge Drinking


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Foundation awards grants to support Healthy Kids

October 19, 2017

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded five grants totaling more than $499,000 under the Healthy Kids Priority Area – IGNITE Initiative. The purpose of the IGNITE Initiative is to improve a range of health outcomes by engaging disconnected youth in the Paso del Norte region in high quality programs du…

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

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