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