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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

Report to Congress

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

National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week

Join in National Prevention Week, SAMHSA’s annual health observance for increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues. More

ICCPUD Infographics Library

ICCPUD Infographics Library

Visit the ICCPUD Infographics library for data visualizations of underage drinking rates, trends, consequences, and prevention. More

Data

Statistics

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

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

    April Is Alcohol Awareness Month

    Help raise awareness about the consequences of underage drinking during April. Visit Health Finder to download a toolkit that can help spread the word. Learn more

  • Monthly Highlights

    Engaging Young Adults Not in College in Prevention

    SAMHSA’s new toolkit highlights opportunities and challenges for engaging young adults ages 18–25 who are not in college in prevention. Learn more

  • Monthly Highlights

    National Prevention Week

    SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week 2015 takes place May 17–23. Visit the website for event ideas, cost-saving strategies, and a toolkit for community hosts. Learn more

National grassroots initiative to engage communities in underage drinking prevention.