Prevention

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Drunk Driving

This website explains how alcohol effects driving, describing blood alcohol concentration levels. Details about the risks and consequences of drunk driving are given and drivers are encouraged to drive responsibly.

Community How to Guides on Underage Drinking Prevention

These “Community How To Guides” address fundamental components of planning and implementing a comprehensive underage drinking prevention program. The Guides...

SAMHSA’s AlcoholFX app

Alcohol's Effects on the Brain (AlcoholFX) is a free, science-based app that teaches students ages 10-12 how alcohol can harm their brains if they drink.

Teen Driving (NHTSA)

This webpage contains information on state driver licensing requirements for teens as well as ideas and resources to help parents set ground rules for their aspiring driver. The site...

Recording: Sowing the Seeds of Prevention: Communities and Youth in Action

In this session from SAMHSA’s 13th Annual Prevention Day (2017), SAMHSA staff and community-based organizations and youth talk about the powerful role young people play in prevention. Also included are...

College Drinking: Prevention Perspectives: Lessons Learned at Frostburg State University

The College Drinking: Prevention Perspectives video series is a new resource that showcases underage drinking prevention strategies on and around college campuses across the nation. The first video in this series, Lessons Learned...

Talking With Your College-Bound Young Adult About Alcohol

Deciding where to go to college, what career path to pursue, and how to finance an advanced education are all decisions your college-bound son or daughter has made in moving...

College Drinking: Prevention Perspectives "Lessons Learned at Frostburg State University" Discussion Guide

This guide highlights steps taken by the Frostburg State University community to reduce underage and high-risk drinking among the student population and discusses how these strategies were implemented. ...

College Drinking: Prevention Perspectives "Embracing Culture and Context to Prevent Underage Drinking" Discussion Guide

This guide shows how historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), as well as other institutions that primarily serve students from a distinct background, region, or culture, can create prevention strategies...

Drunk Driving

This website explains how alcohol effects driving, describing blood alcohol concentration levels. Details about the risks and consequences of drunk driving are given and drivers are encouraged to drive responsibly.

Community How to Guides on Underage Drinking Prevention

These “Community How To Guides” address fundamental components of planning and implementing a comprehensive underage drinking prevention program. The Guides...

SAMHSA’s AlcoholFX app

Alcohol's Effects on the Brain (AlcoholFX) is a free, science-based app that teaches students ages 10-12 how alcohol can harm their brains if they drink.

Teen Driving (NHTSA)

This webpage contains information on state driver licensing requirements for teens as well as ideas and resources to help parents set ground rules for their aspiring driver. The site...

Recording: Sowing the Seeds of Prevention: Communities and Youth in Action

In this session from SAMHSA’s 13th Annual Prevention Day (2017), SAMHSA staff and community-based organizations and youth talk about the powerful role young people play in prevention. Also included are...

College Drinking: Prevention Perspectives: Lessons Learned at Frostburg State University

The College Drinking: Prevention Perspectives video series is a new resource that showcases underage drinking prevention strategies on and around college campuses across the nation. The first video in this series, Lessons Learned...

Talking With Your College-Bound Young Adult About Alcohol

Deciding where to go to college, what career path to pursue, and how to finance an advanced education are all decisions your college-bound son or daughter has made in moving...

College Drinking: Prevention Perspectives "Lessons Learned at Frostburg State University" Discussion Guide

This guide highlights steps taken by the Frostburg State University community to reduce underage and high-risk drinking among the student population and discusses how these strategies were implemented. ...

College Drinking: Prevention Perspectives "Embracing Culture and Context to Prevent Underage Drinking" Discussion Guide

This guide shows how historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), as well as other institutions that primarily serve students from a distinct background, region, or culture, can create prevention strategies...

Resources

Facts on Underage Drinking

This factsheet summarizes current data about underage drinking overall and by gender, race/ethnicity, and age group. It also provides information on health and safety risks associated with underage alcohol use.

Monitoring the Future

Since 1975, the National Institute on Drug Abuse has sponsored the annual Monitoring the Future Survey, which measures drug, alcohol, and cigarette use and related attitudes among adolescent students nationwide.

Focus on Prevention

This guide was developed to help a wide range of groups and communities move from concerns about substance abuse to proven and practical solutions. It is a starting point that...

Preventing Excessive Alcohol Consumption: Enhanced Enforcement of Laws Prohibiting Sales to Minors

This factsheet about preventing excessive alcohol consumption provides general information on laws prohibiting sales to minors, and it includes recommendations and results from a systematic review process on practices and...

Alcohol Retailers Can Help Reduce Teen Drinking

This fact sheet promotes the responsible retailing of age-restricted products. ...

Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioner's Guide

This guide is designed to help health care professionals quickly identify youth at risk for alcohol-related problems. Based on just two questions, one that asks about friends’ drinking and another...

Adolescent and School Health: School Connectedness

School connectedness—the belief held by students that adults and peers in the school care about their learning as well as about them as individuals—is an important protective factor. Research has shown...

Talk. They Hear You.

The “Talk. They Hear You.” campaign aims to reduce underage drinking and substance use among youths under the age of 21 by providing parents and caregivers with information and resources they...

Make a Difference: Talk to Your Child About Alcohol - Parents

This guide is geared to parents and guardians of young people ages 10 to 14. It offers suggestions for better communication between parents and their children, explains the unique risks...

Parenting to Prevent Childhood Alcohol Use

Parents can play an important role in helping their children develop healthy attitudes toward drinking while minimizing their risk of underage drinking. This factsheet describes how parenting styles and other...

Sober Truth on Prevention (STOP) Underage Drinking Act

This Act states that the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall, with input and collaboration from other appropriate federal agencies; states; Indian tribes; territories; and public health, consumer, and...

SAMHSA Store

The SAMHSA Store offers free publications, games, posters, and other resources related to promoting mental health and preventing and treating mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders. Enter “underage drinking” in...

Juvenile Justice Bulletin: Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior Among Serious Adolescent Offenders

This bulletin describes what is known about the relationships among adolescent substance use, criminal activity, and treatment, based on current research and data from Pathways to Desistance, an Office of...

OJJDP: in Focus: Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention manages the Enforcement of Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program, which supports and enhances efforts by states and local jurisdictions to reduce the...

College Drinking: Changing the Culture

This is a one-stop resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students.

Regulatory Strategies for Preventing Youth Access to Alcohol: Best Practices

This guide describes ways to help your community shape and implement laws and regulations to minimize youth access to alcohol and maximize opportunities for effective enforcement and prevention.

Giving a brief intervention in English versus Spanish.

The aim of this study was to determine if a patient’s preferred language of intervention influences drinking outcomes among Mexican-origin young adults in the emergency department. Results indicate no significant...

Adolescents’ experiences with alcohol use and expectations about peer use affect drinking onset.

Researchers analyzed data from a longitudinal survey of adolescent substance use and health behaviors. They found interacting effects, within individuals, of early initiation, alcohol outcome experiences, and perceived social norms. ...

Examining resources to prevent underage drinking from a social ecological perspective

Adolescent and college underage drinking are significant public health problems both on their own and together. It is important for prevention professionals to understand and help prevent the development of...

Study finds tens of millions of Americans drink alcohol at dangerously high levels

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism edits and produces a biannual journal called Alcohol Research: Current Reviews that publishes scientific reviews on a single topic related to alcohol.

Identifying risk and protective factors to prevent alcohol use during tailgating

Tailgating before college football games can be a common site of alcohol use. Understanding what contributes to alcohol use at these events may highlight opportunities for prevention. The context and...

Party music is associated with riskier drinking decisions by young adult women

In this study, researchers sought to answer whether listening to personal party music would influence risky drinking decisions by...

Many people who misuse prescription opioids also binge drink

Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sought to understand the relationship between binge drinking and prescription opioid misuse. They used the National Survey on...

Supreme Court ruling on Tennessee’s residency requirements to sell alcohol

In 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States decided to rule against the Tennessee state alcohol review board’s requirement that applicants for a liquor license must have lived in...

Age 21 Minimum Legal Drinking Age Fact Sheet

This CDC fact sheet describes the history of the age 21 minimum legal purchase age and how this policy has saved lives.

...

CDC Alcohol Portal

This portal provides data, statistics, and information about excessive alcohol use.

Binge Drinking: A Serious, Under-Recognized Problem Among Women and Girls

This January 2013 edition of the CDC Vital Signs series addresses Binge Drinking among women and girls. Binge drinking is a dangerous behavior but is not widely recognized as a women’s...

Binge Drinking: Nationwide Problems, Local Solutions

This January 2012 edition of the CDC Vital Signs series addresses Binge Drinking throughout the US. New estimates show that binge drinking is a bigger problem than...

College Alcohol Risk Assessment Guide: Environmental Approaches to Prevention

This guide is designed to help college administrators identify factors within the campus environment that contribute to alcohol-related problems.

Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center

This new Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center aims to provide communities, clinicians, policy-makers and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices into their...

Excessive Alcohol Use: Preventing a Leading Risk for Death, Disease, and Injury

This fact sheet summarizes statistics about excessive alcohol use, including binge and underage drinking, as a public health problem and steps being taken by CDC to address this...

We Don't Serve Teens

Recognizing that most youth ages 12 to 20 who drink obtain access to alcohol for free (from family or friends, or by taking it without permission from their home or...

Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health.

The 2016 Surgeon General's Report is the first report to be dedicated to substance misuse and related disorders.

Healthy People Initiative

Since 1980, the Healthy People initiative has set measurable objectives to improve the health and well-being of people nationwide. At the beginning of every decade, a new iteration of the initiative...

MyHealthfinder

MyHealthfinder is a prevention and wellness resource that health professionals can recommend to individuals and families. The site includes evidence-based health information in English and Spanish that’s actionable...

NIAAA Spectrum

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) NIAAA Spectrum is a triannual webzine with feature articles, short news updates, and colorful graphics about NIAAA and the alcohol research...

Alcohol's Effect on Health: NIAAA brochures and fact sheets

This webpage provides links to NIAAA products, publications, and information about alcohol basics for the public, as well as information for special populations.

Understanding the Dangers of Alcohol Overdose

NIAAA's Understanding the Dangers of Alcohol Overdose fact sheet defines alcohol overdose and explains how to identify one. It also illustrates the measurement of a standard drink in the United...

NIDA for Teens: Alcohol

This NIDA fact sheet gives teens science-based information on alcohol use disorder, affects of alcohol use on the teen brain, alcohol affects on the body, blackouts, alcohol overdose and more.

NIDA for Teens

The National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens’ (NIDA Teens) Drug Facts for Students page provides in-depth information on prescription drugs, opioids, and alcohol.

Report to Congress on the Prevention and Reduction of Underage Drinking

This report presents statistics on the nature and extent of underage drinking in the United States. It also discusses the role of the federal government in preventing and reducing underage...

Surgeon General's Call to Action To Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking

Underage Drinking Fact Sheet (NIAAA)

Alcohol is the most widely used substance among America’s youth, and drinking by young people poses enormous health and safety risks. Not only are adolescents at increased risk of injuries...

Vital Signs: Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies — United States, 2011–2013

This February 2016 edition of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Vital Signs series addresses the risks associated with drinking during pregnancy.

Different methods to measure alcohol outlet density

The number of alcohol stores and retailers in a certain area, referred to as outlet density, is a risk factor for alcohol use and its consequences, including violent crime. Researchers...

CDC Guide for Measuring Alcohol Outlet Density

CDC developed the Guide for Measuring Alcohol Outlet Density to help public health practitioners measure alcohol outlet density—which is a key risk factor for excessive drinking—at state and local levels. This Guide discusses the...

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Strategizer: Reducing Alcohol-Related Harms Through Commercial Host Liability

Strategizer 57: Reducing Alcohol-Related Harms Through Commercial Host Liability introduces public health departments, community coalitions and other interested organizations and individuals to commercial host liability as a public health intervention to reduce the...

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Strategizer: Regulating Alcohol Outlet Density: An Action Guide

Strategizer 55, Regulating Alcohol Outlet Density: An Action Guide, outlines available evidence-based community prevention strategies shown to decrease the consequences associated with alcohol outlet density, the concentration of bars, restaurants serving alcohol, liquor...

Dietary Guidelines for Alcohol Fact Sheet

This CDC fact sheet describes the Dietary Guidelines for Americans on alcohol consumption, and discusses moderate alcohol consumption.

...

Consumer Costs and Job Impacts from State Alcohol Tax Increases

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends increasing alcohol taxes based on strong evidence that this can reduce excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. However, questions have been raised about the...

Monitoring Youth Exposure to Alcohol Advertising on Cable TV in the United States

As part of the CDC-supported Monitoring  Youth Exposure to Alcohol Marketing project, Abt Associates has released a series of reports that monitor youth exposure to non-compliant alcohol advertising on cable TV.

...

Preventing Excessive Alcohol Use Fact Sheet

This factsheet about preventing excessive alcohol consumption summarizes recommendations to prevent excessive alcohol use from The Community Preventive Services Task Force and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. It...

Underage Drinking Fact Sheet (CDC)

This fact sheet summarizes the prevalence and consequences of underage drinking, including that it is associated with adult drinking. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human...

Mind Matters

The Mind Matters series is a resource for teachers. It includes nine engaging printed materials designed to help...

Adolescent Health

This page focuses on how adolescents develop and the issues they may face as they mature.

Preventing & Reducing Underage Drinking: 2018 Comprehensive Plan

Developed by the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD) the 2018 Comprehensive Plan describes the role of the ICCPUD and contains objectives and action steps calibrated to...

Facts on Underage Drinking

This factsheet summarizes current data about underage drinking overall and by gender, race/ethnicity, and age group. It also provides information on health and safety risks associated with underage alcohol use.

Monitoring the Future

Since 1975, the National Institute on Drug Abuse has sponsored the annual Monitoring the Future Survey, which measures drug, alcohol, and cigarette use and related attitudes among adolescent students nationwide.

Focus on Prevention

This guide was developed to help a wide range of groups and communities move from concerns about substance abuse to proven and practical solutions. It is a starting point that...

Preventing Excessive Alcohol Consumption: Enhanced Enforcement of Laws Prohibiting Sales to Minors

This factsheet about preventing excessive alcohol consumption provides general information on laws prohibiting sales to minors, and it includes recommendations and results from a systematic review process on practices and...

Alcohol Retailers Can Help Reduce Teen Drinking

This fact sheet promotes the responsible retailing of age-restricted products. ...

Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioner's Guide

This guide is designed to help health care professionals quickly identify youth at risk for alcohol-related problems. Based on just two questions, one that asks about friends’ drinking and another...

Adolescent and School Health: School Connectedness

School connectedness—the belief held by students that adults and peers in the school care about their learning as well as about them as individuals—is an important protective factor. Research has shown...

Talk. They Hear You.

The “Talk. They Hear You.” campaign aims to reduce underage drinking and substance use among youths under the age of 21 by providing parents and caregivers with information and resources they...

Make a Difference: Talk to Your Child About Alcohol - Parents

This guide is geared to parents and guardians of young people ages 10 to 14. It offers suggestions for better communication between parents and their children, explains the unique risks...

Parenting to Prevent Childhood Alcohol Use

Parents can play an important role in helping their children develop healthy attitudes toward drinking while minimizing their risk of underage drinking. This factsheet describes how parenting styles and other...

Sober Truth on Prevention (STOP) Underage Drinking Act

This Act states that the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall, with input and collaboration from other appropriate federal agencies; states; Indian tribes; territories; and public health, consumer, and...

SAMHSA Store

The SAMHSA Store offers free publications, games, posters, and other resources related to promoting mental health and preventing and treating mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders. Enter “underage drinking” in...

Juvenile Justice Bulletin: Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior Among Serious Adolescent Offenders

This bulletin describes what is known about the relationships among adolescent substance use, criminal activity, and treatment, based on current research and data from Pathways to Desistance, an Office of...

OJJDP: in Focus: Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention manages the Enforcement of Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program, which supports and enhances efforts by states and local jurisdictions to reduce the...

College Drinking: Changing the Culture

This is a one-stop resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students.

Regulatory Strategies for Preventing Youth Access to Alcohol: Best Practices

This guide describes ways to help your community shape and implement laws and regulations to minimize youth access to alcohol and maximize opportunities for effective enforcement and prevention.

Giving a brief intervention in English versus Spanish.

The aim of this study was to determine if a patient’s preferred language of intervention influences drinking outcomes among Mexican-origin young adults in the emergency department. Results indicate no significant...

Adolescents’ experiences with alcohol use and expectations about peer use affect drinking onset.

Researchers analyzed data from a longitudinal survey of adolescent substance use and health behaviors. They found interacting effects, within individuals, of early initiation, alcohol outcome experiences, and perceived social norms. ...

Examining resources to prevent underage drinking from a social ecological perspective

Adolescent and college underage drinking are significant public health problems both on their own and together. It is important for prevention professionals to understand and help prevent the development of...

Study finds tens of millions of Americans drink alcohol at dangerously high levels

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism edits and produces a biannual journal called Alcohol Research: Current Reviews that publishes scientific reviews on a single topic related to alcohol.

Identifying risk and protective factors to prevent alcohol use during tailgating

Tailgating before college football games can be a common site of alcohol use. Understanding what contributes to alcohol use at these events may highlight opportunities for prevention. The context and...

Party music is associated with riskier drinking decisions by young adult women

In this study, researchers sought to answer whether listening to personal party music would influence risky drinking decisions by...

Many people who misuse prescription opioids also binge drink

Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sought to understand the relationship between binge drinking and prescription opioid misuse. They used the National Survey on...

Supreme Court ruling on Tennessee’s residency requirements to sell alcohol

In 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States decided to rule against the Tennessee state alcohol review board’s requirement that applicants for a liquor license must have lived in...

Age 21 Minimum Legal Drinking Age Fact Sheet

This CDC fact sheet describes the history of the age 21 minimum legal purchase age and how this policy has saved lives.

...

CDC Alcohol Portal

This portal provides data, statistics, and information about excessive alcohol use.

Binge Drinking: A Serious, Under-Recognized Problem Among Women and Girls

This January 2013 edition of the CDC Vital Signs series addresses Binge Drinking among women and girls. Binge drinking is a dangerous behavior but is not widely recognized as a women’s...

Binge Drinking: Nationwide Problems, Local Solutions

This January 2012 edition of the CDC Vital Signs series addresses Binge Drinking throughout the US. New estimates show that binge drinking is a bigger problem than...

College Alcohol Risk Assessment Guide: Environmental Approaches to Prevention

This guide is designed to help college administrators identify factors within the campus environment that contribute to alcohol-related problems.

Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center

This new Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center aims to provide communities, clinicians, policy-makers and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices into their...

Excessive Alcohol Use: Preventing a Leading Risk for Death, Disease, and Injury

This fact sheet summarizes statistics about excessive alcohol use, including binge and underage drinking, as a public health problem and steps being taken by CDC to address this...

We Don't Serve Teens

Recognizing that most youth ages 12 to 20 who drink obtain access to alcohol for free (from family or friends, or by taking it without permission from their home or...

Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health.

The 2016 Surgeon General's Report is the first report to be dedicated to substance misuse and related disorders.

Healthy People Initiative

Since 1980, the Healthy People initiative has set measurable objectives to improve the health and well-being of people nationwide. At the beginning of every decade, a new iteration of the initiative...

MyHealthfinder

MyHealthfinder is a prevention and wellness resource that health professionals can recommend to individuals and families. The site includes evidence-based health information in English and Spanish that’s actionable...

NIAAA Spectrum

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) NIAAA Spectrum is a triannual webzine with feature articles, short news updates, and colorful graphics about NIAAA and the alcohol research...

Alcohol's Effect on Health: NIAAA brochures and fact sheets

This webpage provides links to NIAAA products, publications, and information about alcohol basics for the public, as well as information for special populations.

Understanding the Dangers of Alcohol Overdose

NIAAA's Understanding the Dangers of Alcohol Overdose fact sheet defines alcohol overdose and explains how to identify one. It also illustrates the measurement of a standard drink in the United...

NIDA for Teens: Alcohol

This NIDA fact sheet gives teens science-based information on alcohol use disorder, affects of alcohol use on the teen brain, alcohol affects on the body, blackouts, alcohol overdose and more.

NIDA for Teens

The National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens’ (NIDA Teens) Drug Facts for Students page provides in-depth information on prescription drugs, opioids, and alcohol.

Report to Congress on the Prevention and Reduction of Underage Drinking

This report presents statistics on the nature and extent of underage drinking in the United States. It also discusses the role of the federal government in preventing and reducing underage...

Surgeon General's Call to Action To Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking

Underage Drinking Fact Sheet (NIAAA)

Alcohol is the most widely used substance among America’s youth, and drinking by young people poses enormous health and safety risks. Not only are adolescents at increased risk of injuries...

Vital Signs: Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies — United States, 2011–2013

This February 2016 edition of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Vital Signs series addresses the risks associated with drinking during pregnancy.

Different methods to measure alcohol outlet density

The number of alcohol stores and retailers in a certain area, referred to as outlet density, is a risk factor for alcohol use and its consequences, including violent crime. Researchers...

CDC Guide for Measuring Alcohol Outlet Density

CDC developed the Guide for Measuring Alcohol Outlet Density to help public health practitioners measure alcohol outlet density—which is a key risk factor for excessive drinking—at state and local levels. This Guide discusses the...

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Strategizer: Reducing Alcohol-Related Harms Through Commercial Host Liability

Strategizer 57: Reducing Alcohol-Related Harms Through Commercial Host Liability introduces public health departments, community coalitions and other interested organizations and individuals to commercial host liability as a public health intervention to reduce the...

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Strategizer: Regulating Alcohol Outlet Density: An Action Guide

Strategizer 55, Regulating Alcohol Outlet Density: An Action Guide, outlines available evidence-based community prevention strategies shown to decrease the consequences associated with alcohol outlet density, the concentration of bars, restaurants serving alcohol, liquor...

Dietary Guidelines for Alcohol Fact Sheet

This CDC fact sheet describes the Dietary Guidelines for Americans on alcohol consumption, and discusses moderate alcohol consumption.

...

Consumer Costs and Job Impacts from State Alcohol Tax Increases

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends increasing alcohol taxes based on strong evidence that this can reduce excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. However, questions have been raised about the...

Monitoring Youth Exposure to Alcohol Advertising on Cable TV in the United States

As part of the CDC-supported Monitoring  Youth Exposure to Alcohol Marketing project, Abt Associates has released a series of reports that monitor youth exposure to non-compliant alcohol advertising on cable TV.

...

Preventing Excessive Alcohol Use Fact Sheet

This factsheet about preventing excessive alcohol consumption summarizes recommendations to prevent excessive alcohol use from The Community Preventive Services Task Force and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. It...

Underage Drinking Fact Sheet (CDC)

This fact sheet summarizes the prevalence and consequences of underage drinking, including that it is associated with adult drinking. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human...

Mind Matters

The Mind Matters series is a resource for teachers. It includes nine engaging printed materials designed to help...

Adolescent Health

This page focuses on how adolescents develop and the issues they may face as they mature.

Preventing & Reducing Underage Drinking: 2018 Comprehensive Plan

Developed by the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD) the 2018 Comprehensive Plan describes the role of the ICCPUD and contains objectives and action steps calibrated to...

Contributed Research