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The What’s New updates are now available electronically. Sign up today to receive these and other Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD) news and resources via e-mail.

Underage Drinking Prevention on College Campuses

SAMHSA’s first episode in the College Drinking: Prevention Perspectives video series explores the actions taken by Frostburg State University to reduce campus underage and harmful drinking, and offers educators, parents, and prevention organizations insight into what makes local prevention efforts work. The video also showcases the activities Frostburg State University conducted that reduced the number of students engaging in binge drinking and the average number of drinks consumed by students during a week.

Youth Prevention Resource: Underage Drinking: Myths vs. Facts

SAMHSA recently updated Underage Drinking: Myths vs. Facts , a prevention resource geared toward middle- and early high school-aged youth. This Tips for Teens piece offers common myths about drinking and the truth about these myths in a relatable way that will resonate with youth.

Underage Drinking Facts from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Underage drinking is a serious public health problem in the United States. Alcohol is the most widely used substance of abuse among America’s youth, and drinking by young people poses enormous health and safety risks. NIAAA’s factsheet contains statistics about underage drinking and several approaches to prevent underage drinking.