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ALCOHOL PREVENTION


Our goal is to prevent and reduce alcohol use among youth and young adults.






DANGERS OF UNDERAGE DRINKING






Youth who drink alcohol are more likely to experience the following and more:

  • Memory Problems
  • Disruption of normal growth
  • Changes in brain development
  • Alcohol Poisoning
  • Legal Problems
  • School Problems

  • Source: CDC

18% of students in high school reported using alcohol in the past 30 days in Oswego County.





62% of high schoolers reported alcohol as being moderate to great risk.





DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE



28 people are killed in the United States each day in Drunk-Driving Crashes.

That is one person every 52 minutes.

In 2019, over 10,000 people lost their lives to Drunk-Driving Crashes.


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Office of Addiction Services and Supports

Find help and hope for alcoholism, drug abuse or problem gambling.
Call or text 1-877-8-HOPENY
Text: HOPENY (467369)
Available 24 hours/ 7 days




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