Research and Statistics
Here are some links to help you stay current on the latest research and statistics.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Alcohol and Public Health
Research News from Join Together
PIRE - Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
UDETC - Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center
CAMY – Center on Alcohol Advertising and Youth
UMN Alcohol Epidemiology Program
APIS - Alcohol Policy Information System
Publications of interest:
US Surgeon General's Call To Action To Prevent Underage Drinking
Office of the Surgeon General, 2007.
Reducing Underage Drinking - A Collective Responsibility
Institute of Medicine, 2004.
Youth Drinking Rates and Problems: A Comparison of European Countries and the US
US Department of Justice, 2005.
The Toll of Underage Drinking
The Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth, July 2005.
Traffic Safety Facts 2003
. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportaion, 2005.
Traffic Safety Facts 2006
. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 2006.
"Alcohol-Attributable Deaths and Years of Potential Life Lost--United States, 2001"
. MMWR Weekly, September 2004.
"10 Leading Causes of Death, United States: 2002, All Races, Both Sexes,"
in WISQARS Leading Causes of Death Reports, 1999-2002.
The NSDUH report: Alcohol dependence or abuse and age at first use.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), October 2004.
"Depression and the Initiation of Alcohol and Other Drug Use among Youths Aged 12 to 17,"
National Survey on Drug Use and Health Report, SAMHSA, May 2007.
Adolescent Brain Development and Alcohol
Aaron M. White, Duke University Medical Center, 2006. (PDF)
from the Maine Office of Substance Abuse
J.E.G. Design, Inc.