Brochures & Other Resources
The Virginia ABC Education Section provides all resources free to the public. Links for downloadable versions are provided below in most resource descriptions.
Resources may also be ordered in bulk using the standard downloadable order form (PDF File).
- Alcohol and Aging - The Best Is Yet to Come Brochure
- Alcohol Effects & You Poster
- “Alcohol Has No Place….” Poster
- Athletes "Play Smart" Sports Campaign Posters
- Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) Brochure
- Dominion Activity Coloring Book for Children and their Parents
- Drinking & Driving Prevention Brochure
- Energy Drinks Poster
- Fake IDs Brochure
- Fake IDs Brochure: Foreign Language Editions
- Has It Been A Year Yet? Bookmarks and Litter Bags
- Parental Guide to Hosting Responsible Teen Parties
- Play It Safe Spring Break Brochure
- Project Sticker Shock Brochure and Poster
- Responsible Party Hosting Brochure Kit
- Solving the Puzzle of Underage Drinking Brochure
- True Colors Bookmarks for Middle and High Schools
- Virginia Alcohol Laws & Parental Responsibility Brochure
- Virginia's Guide for Parents of First-Year College Students
- “We Don’t Sell to Underage/Intoxicated” Campaign Posters
- "Will You Be Left Standing?" Poster
Alcohol and Aging - The Best Is Yet to Come Brochure
While Alcohol abuse and misuse affects all people, it is a growing problem facing older Americans. This brochure will educate the reader about alcohol and aging.
To order copies of The Best is Yet to Come brochure, please contact the ABC Education section at email@example.com, or call 804-213-4593.
Alcohol Effects & You Poster
Use both versions as teaching tools for health and physical education students
- Poster with descriptive narrative
- Poster without descriptive narrative
Both posters available in this download.
“Alcohol Has No Place….” Poster
Order your copy of the 2011 Middle School Poster Contest’s first-place winner, created by Falynn of Big Rock, Va. ABC’s Education Section hosted the contest to jumpstart conversations about the dangers of underage drinking and promote safe and healthy choices.
Athletes "Play Smart" Sports Campaign Posters
Athletes know what it feels like to win and lose. Remind high school and college athletes to "play smart" by avoiding the illegal use of alcohol. Order a Play Smart poster to keep athletes winning on-and-off the field.
Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) Brochure
Blood alcohol content, absorption rate factors, Virginia state laws, and effects alcohol has on the body are all reviewed in this brochure.
Dominion Activity Coloring Book for Children and their Parents
Research shows that parents have the greatest influence on their childrens views and behaviors and play a crucial role in preventing underage alcohol use. ABC created an activity booklet designed to encourage parents to communicate to their elementary-aged children about the harmful consequences of underage consumption of alcohol and the use of drugs and tobacco.
Drinking and Driving Prevention Brochure
Drinking and driving is a highly preventable crime. This brochure outlines Virginia's alcohol laws and penalties, provides statistics, and offers tips on how to save a life!
Energy Drinks Poster
Don't be fooled! Energy drinks with alcohol appear similar in packaging to nonalcoholic energy drinks. This visual poster helps consumers and sellers recognize the subtle differences between the two. Order one today so you and your friends won't be caught off guard.
Fake IDs Brochure
Fake ID brochure reviews the truth and consequences about using false identification to buy alcohol.
Fake IDs Brochure: Foreign Language Edition
Developed by VA ABC with assistance from the Century Council to help ensure access of information to all in the Commonwealth. These brochures are geared toward retailers and are also available to the general public.
- View/Download Korean Brochure (PDF File)
- View/Download Spanish Brochure (PDF File)
- View/Download Vietnamese Brochure (PDF File)
Has It Been A Year Yet? Bookmarks and Litter Bags
Who wants to be sitting in the backseat asking, "Has it been a year yet?"
Under Virginia legislation, persons 18 to 20 convicted of underage purchase, possession, or consumption of alcohol will lose their driver's license for six months to a year. Consequences also include a Class 1 misdemeanor on file for life.
Bookmarks and litter bags are available to help spread the message to young drivers.
Parental Guide to Hosting Responsible Teen Parties
This guide provides parents with up-to-date information and resources every parent should know before hosting a teen party or sending a teen to a party.
Play It Safe Spring Break Brochure
Safety Tips for students to follow while having fun on trips here at home or abroad. This brochure also highlights awareness of laws relating to drugs and alcohol.
Project Sticker Shock Brochure and Poster
This sticker shock is not about buying a car... It's about buying alcohol and warning adults that it is illegal to purchase and provide it to underage persons. By participating in this project, youth throughout the state are taking a proactive stand against underage drinking and its related problems.
To order copies of the Project Sticker Shock brochure or poster, please contact the ABC Education section at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 804-4593.
Responsible Party Hosting Brochure Kit
The best defense against alcohol-related accidents is to plan ahead and to provide alternatives that can prevent people from driving under the influence. The intent of this booklet is to offer party and event planners some strategies to plan for a successful and safe event.
Solving the Puzzle of Underage Drinking Brochure
This compilation of "Best Practices" from Virginia ABC provides interested parties with a foundation for developing and implementing programs that target underage access to alcoholic beverages.
True Colors Bookmarks
Funded by a grant from the Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Programs through the VA ABC and developed by ABC's Education Section. Bookmarks for middle and high school use.
Virginia Alcohol Laws & Parental Responsibility Brochure
See the Virginia Alcohol Laws & Parental Responsibility Brochure to learn more about what parents can do, tips for hosting an alcohol-free party, and VA state laws pertaining to teenagers.
Virginia's Guide for Parents of First-Year College Students
This guide provides the reader with up-to-date information that will help him/her talk with their son or daughter about drinking.
“We Don’t Sell to Underage/Intoxicated” Campaign Posters
The posters, “We Don’t Sell to Underage” and “We Don’t Sell to Intoxicated Patrons” inform customers that sellers and servers follow ABC laws to protect the businesses they work for, promote public safety and safeguard customers. One poster focuses on denying sales of alcohol and tobacco to underage individuals; the other makes it clear that serving intoxicated patrons is against the law.
"Will You Be Left Standing?" Poster
Order a "Will You Be Left Standing?" poster designed by Elisabeth Rocco, Forest Park High School Student in Woodbridge, VA. Rocco was the winner of the Zero Tolerance for the Three D's (Drinking, Drugging and Driving Under the Influence) poster contest sponsored by the Prince William County Office on Youth.