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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.

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Report to Congress  New

Report to Congress

Learn more about the prevalence and consequences of underage drinking and ongoing national and state prevention efforts. More

2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health

2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health

Latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health shows progress in reducing teen alcohol use More

New SAMHSA Report

New SAMHSA Report

Monthly variation in substance use initiation among full-time college students More



The data provide information on the prevalence, trends, and consequences of underage drinking.

The different agencies also provide related statistics that highlight different health and societal aspects of underage drinking. More

Understanding the Issue

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


Prevention / Intervention Tools

Learn more about effective prevention strategies to reduce underage alcohol access, use, and consequences.

Find intervention tools, resources, and services to help young people recover from and avoid alcohol use. More

Monthly Highlights
  • Monthly Highlights

    October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month.

    Register for a parent and caregiver-focused webinar hosted by the White House Office on National Drug Control Policy. Learn more

  • Monthly Highlights

    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Releases CollegeAIM.

    A new guide and website helps college personnel choose wisely among the many potential interventions to address harmful and underage college student drinking. Learn more

  • Monthly Highlights

    October 23-31 is Red Ribbon Week.

    Visit the Red Ribbon website to learn more about the national campaign to raise awareness of the destruction caused by drugs in America and how you can help create a drug-free America. Learn more

National grassroots initiative to engage communities in underage drinking prevention.