Underage Drinking by the Numbers

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  • 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?
  • Drinking Before The Age Limit Could Lead To…
  • Alcohol and the Adolescent Brain

The Annual Death Toll as a Result of Underage Drinking

  • 1,900 deaths from motor vehicle crashes
  • 1,600 from homicides
  • 1,200 from alcohol poisoning, falls, burns and drowning
  • 300 from suicides

(Photo: Ben Noey Jr./The Fort Worth Star-Telegram/AP Photo)

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