Consumer Safety

Ways to Reduce Risk
Excessive drinking is linked to many health and behavioral problems. (To learn more, see the Alcohol and Your Health) Anyone can take steps to reduce these risks.

Hosting Parties
Hosts are responsible for making sure an event is fun and safe. The best way to do this is through careful planning. If serving alcoholic beverages at a party, consider these steps to reduce risks and improve safety.

Safe Storage
According to the 2023 Washington State Healthy Youth Survey, of those students who reported getting alcohol in the past 30 days, 35% of 8th graders and 26% of 10th graders got it at home without permission.



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