Frequently Asked Questions

How do I obtain resources that are listed on this site? is a web portal for federal agencies that are members of the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking. To access a listed resource, select the highlighted title. You will be directed to the online resources of the agency that produced it, where you may be able to download the resource or find ordering information.

Can I use information from materials on this web portal for my report/article/website?

All of the materials available through are in the public domain and may be reproduced and distributed without charge or prior permission. If you modify the content, please indicate that the material has been adapted from a federal resource.

Can I post my organization’s publications on this web portal? is a comprehensive portal of federal resources about underage drinking and its prevention. Only federal resources can be listed on this web portal.

Will you exchange links with my website?

Nonfederal links cannot be listed on However, please consider linking to from your website and bookmarking the site on computers in your organization, school, or library. Promoting this web portal to others will help spread critical information about how to prevent underage drinking and its consequences for individuals, families, and communities.

Where can I find help if I’m concerned about someone’s alcohol use?

If you wish to get help for yourself or someone else who has an alcohol problem, please call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) national helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) to speak with an information specialist. Confidential referrals to local providers of treatment services are available in English and Spanish. You also might consult SAMHSA’s interactive Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator for treatment service providers in your area.

Where can I find information about underage drinking prevention in my state?

The Report to Congress on the Prevention and Reduction of Underage Drinking includes summaries of underage drinking prevalence, consequences, and prevention efforts of each state. This report is submitted to Congress by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as mandated by the Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act.