This approach makes alcohol harder to get, for example, by raising the price of alcohol and keeping the minimum drinking age at 21. Enacting zero-tolerance laws that outlaw driving after any amount of drinking for people under 21 also can help prevent problems.
Interventions for Underage Alcohol Use
This approach seeks to change the way young people think about alcohol so they are better able to resist pressures to drink.
These are programs that provide students with the knowledge, skills, motivation, and opportunities they need to remain alcohol free.
These are efforts to empower parents to set and enforce clear rules against drinking, as well as improve communication between children and parents about alcohol.