Alcohol Prevention

Too Much. Too Early. Too Often.

Based on results from the California Healthy Kids Survey:

  • Binge drinking (more than 5 drinks) nearly triples from 13% for Freshman students to 32% for Juniors (Drake High School).
  • 72% of Juniors perceive slight to no harm in using alcohol occasionally.
  • 54% of Drake students report having used alcohol in the past 30 days compared to 33% for the State of California average.

Marin County ranks as one of the healthiest counties in California with the glaring exception of binge drinking across all age groups.

This community-wide problem requires a community-wide solution. We have the opportunity to reverse this trend. We can: