Policy Development: What are Social Host Laws?

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Social host laws—legislation that penalizes adults who allow underage drinking on their premises—can be effective in reducing underage drinking.

In this video, Jessica Hawkins, Director of Prevention Services for Oklahoma’s Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, tells us why social host laws can be an effective tool for reducing underage drinking.

CAPT works with a number of agencies representing states, tribes, and jurisdictions as well as other key local contacts. These contacts, along with members of CAPT’s Regional Resource Teams can answer questions regarding localized prevention efforts and resources. Find state resource contacts near you.

Last Updated: 09/24/2015