What do we know?
So, how many teenagers are taking drugs?
14.6% of young people (11-15) have ever tried an illegal drug*
So, how many teenagers are drinking alcohol?
39% of young people (11-15) admit ever drinking alcohol*
Is the amount of young people using drugs and alcohol going up or down?
It's actually going down, 29% reported taking drugs in 2001 and 61% reported drinking alcohol in 2003*
What do you think would happen if we asked young people these same questions?
* All data from Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use, 2014, HSCIC