The Facts- Alcohol

The average age of first alcohol use among Livingston County teens is 13.4 years old. Boy_drinking_alcohol

43.7% of Livingston County 11th graders have reported that they had ever been drunk.

Among Livingston County high school students who drank recently, 65.4% reported they drank at another person’s home.

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Of the teens that do drink, they typically get alcohol by someone giving it to them.

Only 61% of Livingston County residents believe that underage drinking is somewhat of a problem

*All information provided by Michigan Profile for Healthy Youth, 2012, Michigan Department of Education