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Underage Drinking Prevention


The selections in this colorful poster's vending machine represent the many activities kids can choose to do instead of drinking. Aimed at middle-school underage drinking programs, the poster directs students to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism adolescent underage drinking prevention Web site at


Underage Drinking Prevention


Description of Poster - Underage Drinking Prevention

Vending Machine

  • Pictured on shelf 1 from left to right: basketball, camera, CD disk, ski goggles
  • Pictured on shelf 2 from left to right: Apple Ipod, art paints, football, computer mouse
  • Pictured on shelf 3 from left to right: tennis ball, guitar, popcorn, flip flops
  • Pictured on shelf 4 from left to right: slice of pizza, book, skateboard, soccer ball
  • Pictured on the right panel of vending machine:
    • Selection panel with a coin deposit slot
    • Coin return box
    • Push door to pick-up selected item

Message at Bottom of Vending Machine:

With so many things to do, no wonder most kids choose not to drink.

Text Under Vending Machine:

be cool. stay cool. don't drink --The CoolSpot

Sponsored by--HHS logo--U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Poster Size: 21.5 in x 36 in

Printed 2006


Updated: February 2006