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Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol Abuse by the Numbers

– In Pierce & St. Croix counties, approximately 30% of adults aged 18 and older self-reported heavy alcohol consumption. Our two counties are above the average for the sate of Wisconsin, 24%.

– In Pierce & St. Croix counties, 27.3% of high school students reported drinking alcohol during the last 30 days.

– In Pierce & St. Croix counties, 13.7% of high school students reported having had 5 or more drinks of alcohol in a row (binge drinking) during the past 30 days before the survey.

See the full Alcohol Abuse by the Numbers Report

GOAL: Decrease alcohol abuse.

STRATEGY #1: Decrease youth alcohol use through changes to policy, systems, environment and community support.

STRATEGY #2:  Decrease adult alcohol abuse through changes to policy, systems, environment and community support.

See how we’re taking action!