Take Your Drug Abuse Prevention Efforts National!
What: Be a part of National Drug Facts Week (NDFW) —organize events to help teens learn the scientific facts about drug abuse and addiction.
Who: National Drug Facts Week is organized by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.
When: January 27–February 2, 2014
Where: Across the United States and beyond. In 2013, there were over 500 events in all 50 states, and several in other countries.
Why: 1) Hosting an event empowers teens to learn the facts about drug abuse and addiction.
2) Hosting an event strengthens your drug abuse prevention efforts by educating local teens.
3) Hosting an event for National Drug Facts Week makes you a partner to a national campaign on teen drug abuse, with recognition on the NIDA Web site.
How: The National Institute on Drug Abuse provides a toolkit to help you plan your event, with FREE science-based materials for your local teens. Check them out online.
Want to learn more about National Drug Facts Week? Watch this video: