Programs such as S.A.D.D, Students Against Drunk Driving, a nationwide student organization dedicated to fighting against teen drinking and driving, has been a great influence on reducing drinking, not only by demanding it stop, but informing teenagers reasons for quitting. A.A, Alcoholics Anonymous, which is self and group support for alcoholics (¡°What is A.A.¡±), to help them overcome their addiction,and M.A.D.D, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, are other programs that are available to the communities.
SADD As stated on their website,"Originally, the mission of the SADD chapter was to help young people say "No" to drinking and driving. Today, the mission has expanded. Students have told us that positive peer pressure, role models and other strategies can help them say "No" to more than drinking and driving "
What Is A.A. ?
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.