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Just say no to drugs, and here’s why.

Get the facts

high schoolers deserve to know what’s happening

Too many children are losing sight of their dreams and goals.

Discover the risks of drug and alcohol use. The more you know, the better equipped you will be to make smart choices.

Nothing to Gain. Lots to Lose.

Don’t allow drugs, or the people who use them, to decide your future for you.

It only takes two salt-sized grains of fentanyl to kill someone.

Drug Enforcement Administration, 2022

Drug overdose deaths of Florida’s youth up to 17 years of age, increased 43% from 2020 to 2021.

More than a third of disciplinary actions in Florida schools involve drugs and illicit substances.

Florida Department of Education, 2022

Youth who start drinking before age 15 are 7 times more likely to develop alcohol use disorders as adults.

Monitoring the Future, 2022

Youth are 6.5 times more likely to become addicted if they try drugs before age 21.

Partnership to End Addiction, 2015

Just say no

Even if you’re not into drugs and alcohol, knowing their risks and effects can help you make smart choices. And, you can be prepared to help a friend or family member when they need you most.

What to do if…

You want to help a friend

You may not be interested in experimenting with drugs or alcohol, but knowing the facts can help you protect a friend on the edge.

You feel pressured to use drugs

If you feel pressured to use drugs and alcohol, there are things you can do to help you stand firm in your convictions.

Someone at home is using drugs

If someone at home shows signs of substance use, there is help. Reach out to a medical professional or trained counselor for possible next steps.

The drugs

Every drug has risks, but fentanyl has changed the game.

What you need to know about Fentanyl

Fentanyl is an incredibly strong synthetic drug that is killing teens
It is a colorless and odorless synthetic opioid that is fifty times stronger than heroin.
Fentanyl can look exactly like Xanax, Adderall and painkiller pills
But you can’t tell the difference…
Watch Paula’s story

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