Alison Betts

Alison Betts

Alison Betts has over 15 years of experience as a communications professional and researcher in corporate, nonprofit, and high education settings. Betts joined AMS in 2013 and is currently a Senior Manager of Marketing & Public Relations. Prior to coming to AMS, she held research and teaching positions at universities in Arizona and Colorado. Betts has also served as a public relations professional and grant writer in the nonprofit sector, where she saw first-hand the devastating impact of alcohol and substance abuse on families and communities. Betts holds an MA in English from the University of Colorado and a Master’s in Applied Communications from the University of Denver.
Driving violations increased on nine of the last 11 Super Bowl Sundays
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Drinking, drunk driving spike on Super Bowl Sunday

The most dangerous place during Super Bowl LI likely won’t be out on the field at NRG Stadium—it...

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Can Going Dry in January Really Improve Your Health?

In January many of us kick off the new year with vows to get healthy, eat better, and...

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Alcohol Substitute: Drunkenness Without the Nasty Hangover?

Two years ago, makers of powdered alcohol touted the ability to whip up your favorite cocktail wherever there...

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DUIs and alcohol crashes overshadow joys of the season

Suspected drunk driver hit pedestrian in fatal Christmas night crash Church family, friends rally for family injured in...

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5 tips to manage the holidays without alcohol

The holiday season is meant to be a joyous time to celebrate with family and friends. Yet many celebrations...

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President Proclaims December as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

As he has every year since 2009, last week President Obama officially named December 2016 as National Impaired...

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Surgeon General: Addiction is a Public Health Crisis

Today the U.S. Surgeon General released a first-of-its-kind report about addiction that shows how widely and deeply drug...

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Moderate Drinking Harder than Abstinence for Problem Drinkers

A new study suggests that people struggling with alcohol misuse have more success at going completely dry versus...

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7 Tips to Help Your Guests Safely Enjoy Their Halloween Spirits

This year more than 58 million American adults plan to attend a Halloween party, and many of those...

Tennessee drunk driving laws
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TN Could Lose Highway Funding Over New DUI Law

When Tennessee’s lawmakers revised the state’s drunk driving laws earlier this year, they didn’t anticipate that one change...