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
Each year, approximately 5,000 young people under the age of 21 die as a result
of underage drinking; this includes about 1,900 deaths from motor vehicle ...
Underage Drinking Statistics. Many, many young people drink alcohol. » By age
15, about 33 percent of teens have had at least 1 drink.1. » By age 18, about 60 ...
Alcohol abuse in teens is a growing problem. Learn about the dangers, risk
factors, and how to talk to your kids about responsible drinking.
Oct 20, 2016 ... Underage Drinking. Alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug among
youth in the United States.<sup>1</sup>. Excessive drinking is ...
All text in this fact sheet is excerpted directly from The Surgeon General's Call to
Action To Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking, a 2007 report from the Office
Jan 21, 2016 ... While the number of teens who drink has been going down over the past few
years, there are still millions of underage drinkers nationwide.
Oct 27, 2015 ... Underage drinking is a significant, but often overlooked, problem in the United
States. More teens use alcohol than tobacco or other drugs.
Teens drink less often than adults, but drink more per occasion. This can impair
their judgment and put them and others at risk of physical harm and dangerous ...