Ten Tips for Prevention for Youth

As a young person you are faced with many challenges.  However, very few have the potential to affect your life in a more significant way than the decisions you make about alcohol and drugs.  The decisions you make about alcohol and drugs will influence your health, your grades, your relationships,…
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The REAL story about alcohol and other drugs

As a young person, you’ll hear everything there is to hear about alcohol and other drugs from friends, your brother or sister or other young people. Unfortunately, much of what you hear from them is based on myth and misconception and, as a result, it may not always be true…
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Underage and College Drinking

FACT: Alcohol is the most widely used substance of abuse among America’s youth. More kids try alcohol than try cigarettes and a substantial number of young people begin drinking at very young ages. FACT: Adolescents drink less frequently than adults, but when they do drink, they drink more heavily than…
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Alcohol, Drugs and Youth

There is no single age group of people more affected by alcohol and drugs than young people.  In some ways it feels like it is an issue everywhere:  for you, your family and your friends.  Plain and simple, try as you might, you cannot escape the issues of alcohol and…
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Frequently Asked Questions from Young People

Why is age of first use of alcohol so critically important? Kids who start drinking alcohol before age 15 are 5 times more likely to develop alcohol abuse or dependence than people who first used alcohol at age 21 or older.  A study published in the Archives of Pediatrics &…
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