Prevention

Taking Prescription Opioids: Myths and Facts

Did you know? 32% of all U.S. opioid overdose deaths involve a prescription opioid.1 An average of 41 people die every day from overdoses involving prescription opioids.1 Recent statistics paint a pretty scary picture of the growing opioid epidemic in the United...

Complete Our Adult Opinion Survey

Make your voice heard by completing our Adult Opinion Survey! Through this survey, GUIDE is able to gather data and insight on what adults think about underage drinking and prescription drug misuse to help inform our prevention strategies.     Now until...

International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31

Join us as we observe International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31, 2020. According to Penington Institute, the organization responsible for this international initiative: “International Overdose Awareness Day aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the...

Participate in Our Red Ribbon Week 2020 Contest!

We are excited to announce a brand new Red Ribbon Week campaign, “What’s Your Vision?” This year’s campaign challenges community members to think about prevention in a new way AND offers big prize opportunities for those who choose to enter the...

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....