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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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2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health  New

2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health

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

Report to Congress

Report to Congress

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

Alcohol’s Effects on the Brain (AlcoholFX)

Alcohol’s Effects on the Brain (AlcoholFX)

Free, science-based app for tablets that teaches students ages 10–12 how alcohol can harm their brains if they drink 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

The Communities Talk: Town Hall Meetings to Prevent Underage Drinking initiative educates communities about underage and high-risk drinking and mobilizes them to take evidence-based actions at local, state, and national levels.