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The Ultimate Party Foul: Drinking and Driving

The Ultimate Party Foul is a campaign created by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) aimed at preventing underage drinking and driving. The campaign provides creative ads to share on social media and offers young people ideas for avoiding being pressured by their peers to get in a car with a driver who has been drinking. More NHTSA resources and marketing campaigns are available online to help raise awareness around the prevention of drinking and driving.

#TreatmentGap Twitter Chat with NIAAA and ASAM

During Alcohol Awareness Month in April, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) sponsored a Twitter chat to spark conversation around the treatment gap in alcohol use disorder treatment (less than 10 percent of people with alcohol use disorder receive treatment). Learn more about the #TreatmentGap by reading the chat archive.

Prevent Underage Drinking During Graduation Season

During May, June, and July, graduation parties and celebrations can create risky situations with underage drinking. Read NIAAA’s high school graduation party resources for parents to help start the conversation about underage drinking with your high school student. For parents with college students, check out NIAAA’s video “What Can Parents Do?” regarding underage drinking in college students.