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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 - 2016

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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A Healthy Paso del Norte 2016

June 21, 2017

A Healthy Paso del Norte 2016 was developed by the Coalition for a Healthy Paso del Norte to identify health priorities and establish objectives to improve health outcomes across the Paso del Norte region. It is an update to the 2012 Strategic Framework for Health, which was the first major effort in the region to d…

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