Alcohol and Other Drug Use
By Zach Davis and Dkmoney
3 Facts and Stats
1.In 2013, the National Survey On Drug use and health reported that 23% of youth aged 12 to 20 years drink alcohol and 14% reported binge drinking in the past 30 days.
2.The Youth Risk Behavior Survey found that 35% of high schoolers drank in the past 30 days.
3.Alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug among youth in the United States.
How To Prevent Drug Use
1.Reducing underage drinking will require community-based efforts to monitor the activities of youth and decrease youth access to alcohol.
2.The Government can change the taxes to a higher price to prevent use.