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Legal Drinking Age/Underage Drinking

This guide provides suggested resources and other information for research on the legal drinking age and underage drinking.


Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility

Leads the fight to eliminate drunk driving and underage drinking and promotes responsible decision-making regarding beverage alcohol.

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)

Our mission is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes, and prevent underage drinking.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

The lead Federal agency for research on alcohol. ... Conducting and supporting alcohol-related research in a wide range of scientific areas including genetics, neuroscience, epidemiology, prevention, and treatment.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

A national nonprofit committed to supporting the whole family as they address every aspect of substance use and addiction.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Our mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.