Alcohol kills: Each year, about 5,000 people under the age of 21 die as a result of underage drinking.
** These include deaths from drunk driving, other accidents, homicides, suicides and alcohol poisoning.
This pledge is to yourself and those who you love that you will live responsibly by abstaining from alcohol until the age of 21. We won't share this information with anyone.
May 18: Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking, Montgomery City Hall
April 28: Buckhorn High School, Madison County
April 18: Carver High School, Montgomery
Tell your parent, teacher or school counselor. If you are a college student, contact your college's student health services department.
Under Age, Under Arrest
Feb. 21, 2014: Sparkman High School, Madison County
State Rep. Phil Williams, R-Madison, tells Sparkman High students about a former high school wrestling teammate who died from a drunk-driving accident.
Video highlights from "Under Age, Under Arrest" kick-off event at Prattville High School.
The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC Board) has launched a statewide campaign to educate students and parents about the dangers of under age drinking.