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Underage Drinking Prevention Education Project

Working Together to Prevent Underage Drinking 

This site provides resources to prevent underage drinking and impaired driving to youth, families, educators, and other community stakeholders across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

VAHPERD acknowledges the funding and support of the Virginia Departments of EducationMotor Vehicles, and Behavioral Health, the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police, and MADD Virginia. Our activities are informed by NHTSANIAAA, and SAMHSA.

Resources for Parents

It is a fact that parents are the key to good decision making related to drinking and driving. Go to Resources for Parents >>

Resources for Schools & Campuses

VAHPERD is engaging schools and campuses in preventing underage drinking and driving. Go to Resources for Schools & Campuses >>

Choose Your Vibe - Arrive Alive! Youth Social Media Campaign

VAHPERD's Choose Your Vibe - Arrive Alive! campaign is a social media campaign to promote healthy, alcohol free lifestyles and the avoidance of consequences to health and wellness, academic and career achievement that results from engaging in illegal underage drinking and impaired driving.

Like Choose Your Vibe on Facebook

Follow Choose Your Vibe on Twitter

 Follow Choose Your Vibe on Instagram



Choose Your Vibe - Arrive Alive! Ambassador Recruitment - Session 3 Applications due March 11

Virginia high school juniors and seniors are encouraged to join the current ambassadors and apply to be a 2019-2020 Choose Your Vibe – Arrive Alive! Social Media Ambassador by March 11, 2020. Students can earn up to $300 ($150 per session) using their social media to share their safe driving and alcohol-free choices. Ambassadors who participated in session 1-3 will automatically be enrolled in sessions that follow. Visit Ambassador Resources to learn more.





Prepare for Your Spring Break Road Trip - Join our #VibeVAChat February 6 at 8 p.m.

Students who join the February 6 #VibeVAChat will be entered to win 1 of 3 $10 Starbucks gift cards!


To participate, search Twitter for the chat hashtag #VibeVAChat at 8 p.m. on the scheduled date. Select the "Latest" tab at the top of the search. You will be able to see all messages posted with #VibeVAChat in real time. To see this in action, watch the Twitter Chat YouTube video (2 min). @YourVibeVA will post a few introductory messages and then three selected ambassadors will post questions to the group one at a time. The chat will last about one hour.


Don't forget to use #VibeVAChat in all your messages so that your tweets appear in the same feed!

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