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.
New NSDUH Report
Risk and Protective Factors and Initiation of Substance Use: Results from the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health
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
SAMHSA will host a live webcast kickoff for National Prevention Week 2016 on Monday, May 16 at 11 a.m. EDT. Sign up and view the kick-off webcast featuring this year’s NPW Ambassador, NBC star of Chicago Med, Torrey DeVitto.
SAMHSA will hold a webinar on Engaging Youth in Underage Drinking Prevention on June 15 at 2 p.m. EDT. The webinar will address strategies for organizations who wish to engage youth in prevention, but have not yet started. Watch stopalcoholabuse.gov for more details.
This Memorial Day weekend, May 27–30, remind drivers to avoid alcohol. Share resources on preventing underage drinking and driving, which include a new emoji keyboard, available now for free download in both the Apple and Google Play app stores.