CELEBRATE RED RIBBON WEEK
- Learn about the destructive effects of drug abuse and opioid misuse.
- Educate your family members and friends.
- Take action!
Drugs cost money. The people making and selling drugs aren’t in the business to make you happy—they’re in it for the money.
Drug use can cost anywhere from less than $100 to several thousand dollars a month, depending on what drugs you use, how often you use them, and where you live.
So how does it hurt your family financially if you use drugs?
Substance abuse by children is one area that causes parents great concern.
If using drugs starts to consume your life, your relationships become less important, and you lose interest in school, sports or work. You may withdraw from family members and activities. What if using drugs becomes a need and turns into an addiction?
When a family member uses drugs, it affects the whole family.
When you use drugs:
People who use drugs don’t see the damage and hurt they’re causing others. The whole family is affected. It hurts the family dynamics and disrupts the stability of the household.
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