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Substance use prevention: alcohol

Alcohol is the most used substance in the United States, with over half the population age 12 or older reporting alcohol use in the past month (National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2018). 
Indiana rates of alcohol use:

  • 49.9% age 12 and older drank alcohol in the past month
  • 59.8% of young adults ages 18 to 25 report current alcohol use
  • 63.3% of college students report current alcohol use
  • 30.5% of high school students report current alcohol use

Underage alcohol use

Binge drinking