A government, a nation united for healthy youth and communities
The federal Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking
is working with governments and organizations at the state, territory, and local
levels to reduce and prevent underage drinking and its consequences.
Report to Congress
Learn more about the prevalence and consequences of underage drinking and ongoing
national and state prevention efforts.
Prevention as They Grow
View this online workshop about a developmental approach to underage drinking from early childhood to young adulthood. Learn about new research into the power of parents to reduce drinking by young adults in college.
ICCPUD Infographics Library
Visit the ICCPUD Infographics library for data visualizations of underage drinking rates, trends, consequences, and prevention.
Understanding the Issue
Factors Affecting Underage Drinking is a developmental and environmental context for understanding aimed at reducing a young person’s risk of using alcohol or increasing factors that help protect them against alcohol use. More
June is Men’s Health Month.
More males than females use alcohol before age 21, despite health consequences.
National Sobriety Checkpoint Week starts June 28.
Sobriety checkpoints deter drinking and driving and reduce fatal alcohol-related crashes.
June is LGBT Pride Month.
Take time to learn about issues affecting LGBT youth, such as bullying and substance abuse, and to offer support to LGBT youth in your families and communities.
Study on Alcohol Advertising and Underage Drinking
When young people see and like televised alcohol advertising, they are more likely to use alcohol.