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.
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
Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate those who recover. Learn more
Full-time college students drink more, but smoke cigarettes less than other young adults. Learn more
This tool for colleges and universities helps schools choose interventions wisely in order to prevent underage alcohol use. Learn more