A study released by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) shows that teenagers get alcohol the following ways:
30.6% paid for the last alcoholic drink,
26.4% got it for free from a nonrelative of legal drinking age,
14.6% got it for free from another underage person,
5.9% got it from a parent or guardian,
8.5% got it from another relative who was of legal drinking age.