Idaho State Liquor Division
The Idaho State Liquor Division appreciates that responsible drinking is a valued and enjoyable part of celebrations in everyday life for most people who chose to drink. However, we recognize that some consumers cause harm to themselves and others when they drink irresponsibly. This is not good for them or for society, and we seek to do our part, working with others, to address this problem.
We support programs, practices, and policies that address issues related to the misuse of alcohol, including drunk driving, underage drinking, and excessive consumption of alcohol. We encourage our customers to make responsible decisions about drinking – or not drinking – and we expect the same from our employees.
Our retail employees are trained on responsible service and sale of alcohol, and we encourage them to be ambassadors for responsible drinking. We also aim to provide consumers with the information they need to make responsible choices regarding alcohol. Please enjoy responsibly.
Listed below are a few resources available to all Idahoans.
Responsibility.org Responsibility.org’s distinguished National Advisory Board and our partners at the national and local level help us reach a broad audience, guiding a lifetime of conversations about alcohol responsibility across all 50 U.S. states and in our nation’s capital.
Our Thinking About Drinking We share our perspectives on critical alcohol-related issues and invite the comments, opinions, and ideas that you or others may have.
NASADAD National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc.
Idaho 2-1-1 CareLine – The 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine, a free statewide community Information and Referral service, is a program of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Our comprehensive database includes programs that offer free or low-cost health and human services or social services, such as rental assistance, energy assistance, medical assistance, food and clothing, child care resources, emergency shelter, and more.
Agents at the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine connect people in need with government, faith-based, and community resources. Please contact us for assistance or refer others who need help to call 2-1-1.
BeTheParents.org – Idaho’s underage drinking prevention website. Eliminating underage drinking depends on all of us.
We Don’t Serve Teens – This website provides parents and others with tools and information to reduce teen drinking and related harms.
Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (FAAR) – Distillers fighting drunk driving and underage drinking.
A Parent’s Guide to the Teen Brain – New discoveries about adolescent brain development provide insights about teens and risky behaviors as well as new ideas and tips on what parents can say and do when talking with their teens about the risks of drugs and alcohol.
Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) – The Idaho Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) ensures all establishments selling or producing alcoholic beverages, including liquor, beer, and wine, are properly licensed and conform to the law.
Office of Drug Policy – The Idaho Office of Drug Policy leads Idaho’s substance abuse policy and prevention efforts by developing and implementing strategic action plans and collaborative partnerships to reduce drug use and related crime, thereby improving the health and safety of all Idahoans.
NABCA Alcohol News – News on control states, industry, alcohol policies, and other related issues.
Standard Drink Tool – It’s not what you drink. It’s how much you drink. If you choose to drink, drink responsibly.
CALCohol Mobile Site – The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) has launched CALCohol, a mobile site that calculates standard drink sizes and the number of alcohol servings per container. The goal of CALCohol is to educate consumers, retailers, and servers on how much alcohol is in any given beverage.
drink smart®/Jim Beam – We are proud of our proprietary drink smart® platform from which we promote activities and efforts relating to responsible consumption. drink smart® raises awareness of important issues regarding alcohol policy, minimization of alcohol-related harm, and responsible consumption.
DrinkIQ/Diageo – An interactive global website dedicated to promoting responsible drinking and responsible decisions concerning alcohol.
Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free Foundation – Leadership membership is composed of governors’ spouses or their designate, who are also prosecutors, judges, educators, business leaders, substance abuse prevention specialists, and parents. They often act as a point of contact in their state, conveying news about their state’s underage drinking prevention initiatives, and also taking information back to their constituencies. The Leadership initiative provides members with a source of information to use as they reach out to these audiences.
50 Signs of Visible intoxication – Here are some common signs of visible intoxication. These are not all of the possible signs. If a person shows just one or two of these signs that does not necessarily mean the person is intoxicated. But if a person shows a combination of several signs, or has a sudden change in behavior, that could be a strong indication that the person is intoxicated.