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NEW! Underage Drinking Prevention Resources by SAMHSA

A wealth of new and updated underage and young adult problem drinking prevention materials are available to download!

For teens and preteens:

New publications released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration focused on pregnant women and young adults

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has recently released the following publications:

Register now for a 2019 Communities Talk planning stipend

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is offering colleges, universities, and local organizations a limited number of $750 stipends to help cover the cost of planning and holding an underage drinking prevention event as part of the Communities Talk initiative. Communities Talk events provide an environment for open conversations among youth, students, parents, and community stakeholders about the importance of preventing underage drinking.

2018 Monitoring the Future Survey findings released

The Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan issued a press release on results from the 2018 Monitoring the Future study.  Increases in adolescent vaping from 2017 to 2018 were the largest

Driving under the influence prevention resource

Each day in America, 29 people die in a crash involving drinking and driving. Although the causes of the problem are complex, these deaths are preventable. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released a new digital resource, based on a recent report, highlights evidence-based and promising policies, programs, and systems changes to accelerate national progress in reducing deaths from drinking and driving.

Percentage of teens who drink decreased by one-third in past decade

Prevention works! The most recent Monitoring of the Future data shows decrease in the percentage of teens who drink. Read more here.

College Age Prevention Data Sources