WHAT'S YOUR ONE REASON?

Everybody has their reason why they choose not to drink. What's yours?

One Reason. Don’t let alcohol ruin yours.

61
of Hopkins 11th graders did not use any alcohol or drugs in the past year.
91
of Hopkins 11th graders did not use tobacco in the past 30 days.
82
of Hopkins 11th graders did not use marijuana in the past 30 days.
79
of Hopkins 11th graders did not drink alcohol in the past 30 days.
Source: 2013 Minnesota Student Survey

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Because the teen brain is still developing, alcohol is particularly harmful to teens and can have lifelong effects.

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The earlier a teen begins using alcohol, the more likely they are to be dependent on alcohol later in life.

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Youth who drink alcohol are more likely to experience unwanted, unplanned, and unprotected sexual activity.

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Youth who drink alcohol are more likely to experience alcohol-related car crashes and other unintentional injuries.

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Alcohol is the most commonly used and abused substance among youth in the United States.

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Teens often think many more of their peers drink alcohol than actually do.

The One Reason Campaign is funded by a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division.