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SHIFT+

The goals the Shift+ initiative are to reduce underage drinking and binge drinking in all ages. Binge drinking is the most common form of excessive drinking and is defined as 5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women in one occasion. Youth and young adults are particularly vulnerable to the negative consequence of binge drinking, including sexual assaults, unintended pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections and diseases, and unintentional injuries. Currently, partners in El Paso, Southern New Mexico, and Juárez are working within their communities to address environmental risk factors that contribute to underage and binge drinking through advocacy and policy change.

Strategic Plan

Underage Drinking in El Paso - A status report

Program Lead: Jana Renner

Affiliated Grants

Reducción del Consumo de Alcohol en Ciudad Juárez

Pasos 2 -- Screening and Brief Intervention in the Paso del Norte region

2016 SHP: Shift+ Backbone Organization Phase II: Changing the Context and Improving Public Policy to Reduce Underage and Binge Drinking


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Hiram Duran joins the Health Foundation as Communications Intern

September 18, 2017

Hiram is a media advertising major at the University of Texas at El Paso. This is his senior year and plans to graduate in December 2017. After graduation, he will pursue a graduate degree in Journalism.

As the Communications Intern for the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, he supports the Director of Communicat…

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