Underage Drinking by the Numbers

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  • Drinking Before The Age Limit Could Lead To…
  • Alcohol and the Adolescent Brain
  • How Are Teens Getting Access to Alcohol?
  • Once They Drink, How Many Teens Are Getting Behind the Wheel?
  • The Annual Death Toll as a Result of Underage Drinking
  • The Consequences Outweigh Underage Drinking
  • What Can Parents Do to Help Stop Underage Drinking?
  • Underage Drink Diversion Programs
  • Teenage Drinking: A Public Health Issue
  • An Overview
  • The Difference Between a Drink and Binge Drinking
  • The Dangers of Binge Drinking
  • At What Age Do Most Teens Start Experimenting With Alcohol?
  • Why Are Teens Drinking?

How Are Teens Getting Access to Alcohol?

Teens don’t have to go to the liquor store to get their alcohol. Most teens are getting their alcohol from their parents' at-home bars. According to a study by Columbia University, underage drinkers account for 11.4 percent of all of the alcohol consumed in the U.S.

(Photo: Stephen Hird/Reuters)

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