Prevention

Generation Rx: Safe Medication Practices

Use these steps to follow safe medication practices: Only use medications as directed by your healthcare professional Never share your prescription medications or take someone else’s medication Safely secure medications and dispose of them when no longer needed...

50 Things to Do Besides Drink Alcohol: Stay-At-Home Edition!

While many teens and young adults perceive drinking alcohol to be the norm, it’s important for our youth to hear the message that MOST teens actually choose NOT to drink. Even though most youth don’t drink, alcohol is still the #1 drug of choice for our teens....

Conduct A Virtual Alcohol Free Gets Me Campaign

April is Alcohol Awareness Month! Many Youth Action Teams and other youth groups may be wondering how to complete a project while school is out of session and groups are not meeting. Look no further than conducting a virtual Alcohol Free Gets Me campaign! Here’s what...

Celebrate National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) is March 30 – April 5, 2020. NDAFW is a national health observance linking teens to science-based facts to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs! You can learn more about this via the National Institute on Drug Abuse...

Becoming a Gatekeeper: Why It’s Important and How to Get Trained

What is a gatekeeper? A gatekeeper is a person who has direct contact with community members as a part of their regular routine and who is trained to identify the warning signs of suicide and refer those in need to supportive services. Why are gatekeepers important?...