Resources: Source material for this Alcohol Alert originally appeared in Alcohol Research & Health, Volume 28, Number 4, / For more information on young adult drinking, see also: NIAAA’s recently redesigned Web site, e-witch.info site targets college students, high school students, their parents, and school administrators. For discussion of social and other environmental factors that influence alcohol consumption by young adults, see the articles by White and Wagenaar and colleagues.) Gender Differences. Gender and age are important factors affecting drinking behavior. In almost every society, young adult males drink more often than young adult females.
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Young adult drinkers, with relatively low rates of co-occurring substance abuse and other mental disorders, a low rate of family alcoholism, and who rarely seek any kind of help for their drinking. Young Antisocial subtype: 21 percent of U.S. alcoholics. Tend to be in their mid-twenties, had early onset of regular drinking, and alcohol problems. ISSUE BRIEF #1 4 WHAT ELSE CAN WE DO? Get informed and stay informed. Below are just a few of the many resources available to communities and individuals who want to join in Collective Action for Collective Impact on young adult alcohol.