It’s almost the end of January, can you believe it? Finish out the month strong by recommitting to avoid alcohol and other drugs! This week, we wanted to encourage you with some helpful links and videos that might educate you about the dangers of certain drugs along. Check them out below!
Did you know that marijuana can become addictive? “Approximately 10% of people who use marijuana may develop marijuana use disorder, which can create problems with their health, school, friendships, family, or other conflicts in life.” #
Read more at: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/marijuana
“Teens’ alcohol us continues to drop. In 2019, rates of past-year alcohol use by students in 10th and 12th grades were at a 5-year low.” Are you part of this positive trend? If so, that’s amazing!
Read more at: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/alcohol
How do cigarettes and tobacco affect the body? Check out this highly informative TED Talk! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y18Vz51Nkos
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