Alcohol/Other Drugs

Did you know?

  • A person who begins drinking by the age of 15 is four times more likely to become dependent on alcohol than someone who waits until adulthood1
  • Substance use interferes with brain development during adolescents, impacting learning and intelligence2

Teens receive mixed messages about the alcohol, marijuana and other drugs. We recommend checking out the resources below to learn more about the effects of underage drinking and youth substance abuse and how it can be prevented:

The Cool Spot


Too Smart to Start


Start Talking Now


Prevention Works In Seattle