Underage drinking is a serious problem.
It’s illegal. And it’s dangerous.
Fortunately, there are resources available to help us prevent tragic consequences for teens, their friends, families, and drivers on our roads and highways. One important resource is 1-866-MUST-B-21. This toll-free tip line is an easy way to notify law enforcement when you see or suspect underage drinking in your community.
What to Report
1-866-MUST-B-21 (1-866-687-8221) is the number to call if you …
Know about a party involving underage drinkers, ideally before it starts.
Know of someone with a reputation for giving alcohol to or buying alcohol for underage youth.
Know of someone with a reputation for selling alcohol to underage youth.
Suspect underage drinking in your neighborhood: at a house party, at a park, in a field — anywhere.
This site is about much more than the 1-866-MUST-B-21 tip line. It's a resource for anyone concerned about the issue of underage drinking. You’ll find tips on talking to teens about drinking, information about the consequences of underage drinking – social, physical and legal – and links for support and help.
Take responsibility when others don’t. You could save a life.