1. Over thirty-seven percent of all alcohol sold in the United
States is consumed by drinkers twenty years of age and younger.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

2. Twenty-one percent of 12-17 year olds can buy marijuana in an hour or less.
CASA 2004 Press Release
3. In 2001, 12% of teens are using Ecstasy, 11% are using
Methemphetatmines, 9% are using Cocaine or Crack and 4% are using
Heroin.
Partnership for a Drug-Free America, USA Today, 2/11/02
4. In 2002, a total of 17,970 died in alcohol related crashes, 7,722
were were young drivers between the ages of 16-20.
U.s. Deparatment of Transportation’s Naational Highway Safety
Sixty-three percent of teens who drink and seventy percent of
teens who drink often have had sex, whereas only twenty-six percent
who have abstained from alcohol have had sex.
Dangerous Liaisons:Substance Abuse and

Sex
Helplines & websites

DRUG ABUSE HELPINE :
800-662-4357
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS:
800-333-5051
www.teen-anon.com
www.teen-drug-abuse.org
www.teenhopeline.com