Healthier WI Partnership Program

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Changing the Culture of Risky Drinking Behavior

Project Overview

3rd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2007
     Project End Date: 6/30/2008

Project Goal Statement: This partnership will result in the formation of an Alcohol Risk  Reduction Task Force in La Crosse to address the burden of at-risk alcohol use and abuse and injury.

Award Amount: $49,944

Community Partner:
Primary Community Partner: La Crosse Medical Health Science Consortium

Academic Partners:
Primary Academic Partner:Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH, Department of Emergency Medicine
Additional Academic Partner: Keri Briel Frisch, MPH, Department of Emergency Medicine

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary July 2007 - June 2008
     Project Final Report Summary    

Affiliated Web Pages:
     La Crosse Medical Health Science Consortium

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Article
    • Article in La Crosse Tribune – Lang KJ. Countywide effort to reduce alcohol-related injuries begins. La Crosse Tribune. October 31, 2007.
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Project partners participated in an alcohol aid station at a community event (2007)
    • Community Coalition spokesperson interviewed on two radio programs regarding the project (2007)
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