Living Drug Free

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    Drug-Free Living: Victoria Gacek

    Fifteen-year-old Victoria Gacek talks about the fun ways she stays drug free and how to respond to peer pressure.
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    #YouthLeadingPrevention Video Challenge

    In honor of National Prevention Week’s 10th anniversary, SAMHSA wants to highlight the outstanding prevention impacts that have been achieved, with an emphasis on youth leading prevention efforts.
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    Screen-Free Week is May 3-9!

    Screen-Free Week is an annual invitation for people across the nation to unplug whenever they can (outside of school or homework). 
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    Are You Ready for Some Socially Distant Fun?

    While there may be a few activities that aren’t available due to the pandemic, there are still a lot of socially distant ways to have fun with your friends. 
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    2020 Red Ribbon Photo Contest Winners Announced

    The National Family Partnership announced the winners of the 2020 Red Ribbon Week Photo Contest!
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    Virtual Ways to Celebrate Red Ribbon

    There are still plenty of ways you can celebrate Red Ribbon and being drug free virtually with your schools and your communities. Check out a few ideas!
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    Watch: Red Ribbon Week Music Video

    Check out this fun music video to learn more about the history behind Red Ribbon Week, how young people can celebrate, and ways teens are staying drug free. #Dance4RedRibbon
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    Virtual Tools for Staying Healthy

    (The NIDA Blog Team, August 2020) You can use your phone to do almost anything these days—including staying healthy. 
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    How to Avoid Drug-laced Food

    Nowadays, it seems like there are more kinds of edible marijuana than ever before. Because of this, accidental consumption of weed happens more than you think.
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    School Stress: 8 Ways to Deal

    Between the back-to-back Zoom classes, online assignments, and your little sister or brother bugging you all day - you're probably pretty stressed.