Alcohol Event Toolkit

If you are interested in an event or promotional activity that focuses primarily on alcohol, here are links to resources from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and others.

Alcohol is the most widely used substance among teens in America. However, teens’ alcohol use continues to drop. In 2019, rates of past-year alcohol use by students in 10th and 12th grades were at a 5-year low. According to the Monitoring the Future Survey, about 29 percent of students in 12th grade, 18 percent of students in 10th grade, and 8 percent of students in 8th grade had consumed alcohol within the past month.

Materials, including booklets and educational posters, can be ordered directly from the NIDA clearinghouse in advance of your NDAFW event. To ensure materials arrive in time, please order them no later than 2 weeks prior to your event or activity.

Promoting your young adult focused event for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® has never been easier! NIDA’s Promote with Online Toolkit section has everything you need to generate buzz for your event. And for help planning your event, visit NIDA’s 5 Steps to Hosting an NDAFW Event and the Get Activity Ideas & Toolkits page. NDAFW 2021 will be March 22-28.

Find an Expert: If you choose to have a alcohol expert at your event or promotional activity, use these tips for finding the right person: Adult Advisors and Sponsors for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®.

HHS Syndication Storefront

Select NIDA content is available for you to use on your own site. Through HHS Syndication Storefront, you may promote this high quality content on your website and it will take on the look and feel of your site. This syndicated content will also update content in real time, leaving you free from having to perform manual updates.