Where Young People Drink

ACEP News 
June 2009

A new report from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health report analyzes where people aged 12-20 years consume alcohol. Most of them drank at someone else's home the last time they used alcohol. The percentage who had their most recent drink in a car or other vehicle peaked at 10% at age 16. To order free hard copies of "Underage Alcohol Use: Where Do Young People Drink?" call 800-729-6686; or read the report at www.oas.samhsa.gov/2k8/location/underage.htm.

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