Research has shown that people who use alcohol before age 15 are six times more likely to become alcoholic dependent than adults who begin drinking at age 21. Learn how BADC is working to prevent underage drinking and explore resources for prevention and education.

Prevention Strategies

The DFC program aims to reduce underage drinking by reducing social access to alcohol. Youth report getting most of their alcohol from an older friend or relative, even a parent.

The following are strategies implemented to help reduce social access to alcohol by minors:

Awareness Campaign

Red Ribbon Week

Peer-to-Peer Education

Bulloch Game Changers

Sticker Shock Campaign

Educating adults on consequences of providing alcohol to minors

Policy Education

Working to require alcohol seller/server training to off-premise retailers


Explore prevention and educational resources to help prevent underage drinking & alcohol abuse.

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