Prevention of alcohol-related accidents in the community.

  title={Prevention of alcohol-related accidents in the community.},
  author={Harold D. Holder},
  volume={88 7},
This paper establishes a conceptual and operational basis for development of community prevention programs to reduce alcohol-related accidents. A public health perspective of accidents is proposed as the philosophical basis for local prevention interventions in which accidents are viewed as system problems (system outputs, if you will) not simply problems caused by a few alcohol-dependent individuals. Since there are no examples of controlled community prevention research projects (trials… CONTINUE READING