Alcohol Use and Prevention

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May 16, 2016 - National Prevention Week: Prevention of Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse

  • Parents, we need your help; studies show that parental disapproval of underage drinking is the number one reason youth chose not to drink alcohol.
  • Alcohol remains the number one drug of abuse for Montana's youth. In 2014, 15.6 percent of 8th graders, 36.2 percent of 10th graders, and 51.1 percent of 12th graders had used alcohol within the past 30 days.
  • Start the conversation today with your teen about NOT using alcohol.