Press Releases

Effects and Consequences of Underage DrinkingA Bulletin from OJJDP

Monday, September 10, 2012


The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has released, “Effects and Consequences of Underage Drinking.” The bulletin presents findings from a literature review that investigated how underage drinking can affect a youth’s physical, emotional, and neurological health. It also discusses the personal, legal, and economic consequences of underage drinking.

The bulletin is part of OJJDP’s underage drinking bulletin series, which underscores the dangers of underage drinking and provides guidelines for communities developing treatment and prevention programs.  Click here to download.


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