As with many crimes and addictions one of the strongest weapons available is prevention and this is why alcohol prevention posters have been introduced into society. Instead of waiting for our children to become alcohol dependent or to be involved in an accident or crime involving alcohol we should be taking proactive measures to stop it happening.
By teaching children and their parents about the dangers associated with alcohol we could well be saving their lives. Without this educational schooling of the dangers, there is every chance that our child or children could become one of the five million people who suffer from the progressive illness that is alcoholism.
Whilst you may be thinking that children don't pay attention to posters warning them of dangers, we must take every chance we have to try and educate them that alcoholism is a real danger and there is a real possibility that it could effect them.
The real cause of alcoholism isn't known, although some recent research has suggested that in some cases it appears to be genetic. Don't forget that seven million children in the United States of America live in a house with at least one alcoholic.
The facts about alcoholism are real, as are the many dangers associated with it. Alcohol is a major contributing factor to around 100,000 deaths every single year. If alcohol prevention posters stop just one of these deaths then that has to be a good result.
Perhaps they stop the drink driver who would have otherwise taken to the wheel with unknown but quite possibly fatal effects. Perhaps alcohol prevention posters will protect one more child from being abused by an alcoholic parent but then perhaps they will stop this happening to thousands. Either result is a good result.
Our site offers plenty of information about alcohol prevention posters, and if you can't find what you are looking for in our pages then take a look at the Alcohol Prevention Posters Resources section which we also offer our readers.