1. Injury: 599,000 students between the ages of 18 and 24 are
unintentionally injured under the influence of alcohol (Hingson et
2. Drunk Driving: 2.1 million students between the ages of 18 and 24
drove under the influence of alcohol last year (Hingson et al., 2002).
3. Police Involvement: About 5 percent of 4-year college students are
involved with the police or campus security as a result of their
drinking (Wechsler et al., 2002) and an estimated 110,000 students
between the ages of 18 and 24 are arrested for an alcohol-related
violation such as public drunkenness or driving under the influence
(Hingson et al., 2002).
1. Alcohol Abuse and Dependence: 31 percent of college students met
criteria for a diagnosis of alcohol abuse and 6 percent for a
diagnosis of alcohol dependence in the past 12 months, according
to questionnaire-based self-reports about their drinking (Knight et
2. Health Problems/Suicide Attempts: More than 150,000 students
develop an alcohol-related health problem (Hingson et al., 2002)
and between 1.2 and 1.5 percent of students indicate that they tried
to commit suicide within the past year due to drinking or drug use
(Presley et al., 1998).
3. Death: 1,700 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 die each
year from alcohol-related unintentional injuries, including motor
vehicle crashes (Hingson et al., 2005).
-Blood Alcohol Content calculator:
-Average Cost of Alcohol per year:
-Average Wastes Calories per year:
Every hour your body metabolizes .015 of your blood
alcohol concentration per hour.
0.02 1.33 (5)
-More than one-quarter (27.6 percent) of American youth aged 12 to
20 said that they drank alcohol in the past month.
-People who start drinking before age 15 are six times more likely
to have alcohol problems than those who start drinking at age 21 or
older, according to research.
-Alcohol is the most widely used substance of abuse among American
youth and contributes to the three leading causes of death among 12- to
20-year-olds -- unintentional injury, murder and suicide.
Approximately 63,000 underage youth in New
Hampshire drink each year. In 2007, according to self-
reports by New Hampshire students in grades 9-12
-71% had at least one drink of alcohol on one or more days during their
-18% had their first drink of alcohol, other than a few sips, before age 13.
-45% had at least one drink of alcohol on one or more occasion in the
past 30 days.
-28% had five or more drinks of alcohol in a row (i.e., binge drinking) in
the past 30 days.
-5% had at least one drink of alcohol on school property on one or more
of the past 30 days.
-During 2007, an estimated 3 traffic fatalities and 100 nonfatal traffic
injuries involved an underage drinking driver.
-In 2006, an estimated 2 homicides; 1,700 nonfatal violent crimes such
as rape, robbery and assault; and 5,000 property crimes including
burglary, larceny, and car theft involved an underage drinking
-In 2006, an estimated 300 teen pregnancies and 1,600 risky sexual acts
by teens involved alcohol.
Drinking laws aren’t necessarily state laws they are
mostly county laws or even city laws so know the laws
where ever you go.
179:10 Unlawful Possession and Intoxication. –
I. Except as provided in RSA 179:23, any person under the age of 21
years who has in his or her possession any liquor or alcoholic beverage,
or who is intoxicated by consumption of an alcoholic beverage, shall be
guilty of a violation and shall be fined a minimum of $300. Any second
and subsequent offense shall be fined at least $600. For purposes of this
section, alcohol concentration as defined in RSA 259:3-b of .02 or more
shall be prima facie evidence of intoxication. No portion of this
mandatory minimum fine shall be waived, continued for sentencing, or
suspended by the court. In addition to the penalties provided in this
section, the court may, in its discretion, impose further penalties
authorized by RSA 263:56-b.
II. Except for persons convicted on the basis of intoxication, any
person under the age of 21 years convicted of unlawful possession of
liquor or beverage shall forfeit the same, and it shall be disposed of as
the court directs. The proceeds, if any, shall be paid into the treasury of
the county in which the proceedings were determined.
In New Hampshire, it is a misdemeanor to facilitate a
house party where five or more underage individuals
gather to consume alcohol illegally.
-On a public sidewalk
-Inside your own parked car
-On the front steps or in the common hallway of your
-On school property
-In a mobile home
-In a residential neighborhood
-In a parking lot
-A.B was the senior on the high school football team
when I was a freshman.
-He was also a great lacrosse player. He had a full boat
to a couple of a different division 1 colleges.
-Graduation weekend he went our on his scooter,
drunk and crashed into a utility box.
-This happened in 2004, It took him over a year before
he could walk, or function because of the extent of the
This will be the part of the presentation will be where
we share our experiences about the AA meeting we
each attend on our own to share other experiences.
4. Google images.