Virginia ABC develops and implements statewide alcohol education and prevention programming that is based on current data and trends. Virginia ABC offers programming for elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, colleges, of-age adults, licensees, aging adults, other state agencies, community coalitions, nonprofit organizations and faith-based groups.
Miss Virginia travels across Virginia to elementary schools spreading a message of health, wellness and prevention with students and teachers.
BOLT provides drug and alcohol prevention knowledge to middle school students through regional community collaboration and high school peer leadership.
YADAPP is a leadership program for high school students to address underage substance use through implementation of strategic prevention plans at their schools.
HEADS UP provides resources to help strengthen and support the mission of healthy and safe campus-communities, and offers strategic planning materials to define clear and identifiable measures.
Supplies are provided to community groups in an effort to decrease social providing. The project includes stickers being placed on alcohol packaging reminding buyers to not provide to minors and is done in conjunction with a press event to help raise awareness.
VHESUAC is led by an Executive Council and Workgroup that develop and update a statewide strategic plan for substance use education, prevention and intervention at Virginia’s institutions of higher education.
VOSAP promotes collaboration among state and local agencies, organizations, coalitions and faith communities that address substance abuse prevention.
Trainings are held regionally and conducted by Virginia ABC special agents to help alcohol sellers and servers in licensed establishments become more responsible and to better understand Virginia laws, rules and regulations.
Trainings are held regionally and conducted by Virginia ABC special agents to help managers and owners of licensed establishments become more responsible and to better understand Virginia laws, rules and regulations.
Pursuant to COV 4.1-227(E), STAP reviews and approves alcohol seller and server training programs external to Virginia ABC for approved use by licensed establishments in Virginia.