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.
What you can do
Understand The Unique Risks of Teen Substance Use
Talk to your child about the harms related to underage drinking
Learn about The Toll of Underage Drinking
Join Be the Influence
Model healthy behaviors and look for the Raising the Bar campaign
Adhere to the community Social Host Ordinance
For additional information on underage drinking in Marin County: the background, monetary costs, influences and preventive measures, we recommend reading the Marin County Civil Grand Jury Report: THE MARIN YOUTH ALCOHOL CRISIS.