This week, we join millions of young people across the country to celebrate Red Ribbon Week. Students, parents and educators this week participate by pledging to lead healthy, drug free lives and wear red ribbons while participating in community-wide, anti-drug events.
Last Wednesday, Director Kerlikowske visited Phoenix Multisport, a nonprofit “sober active community” for individuals in recovery from substance abuse who are seeking to make a transformation and choose a healthy, active lifestyle.
Jan, Mike, and Daniel Rozga have been selected as 2013 ONDCP Advocates for Action for their work in prevention and education on synthetic drugs. Read more about the Rozgas' story and how they're making a difference to improve the health and safety of their community.
October 19, 2012 at 1:40 PM ET by Jan, Mike, and Daniel Rozga, 2013 ONDCP Advocates for Action
A drug free coalition in Chicago works with the local Latino community to host an alcohol-free “quinceañera,” a traditional party meant to celebrate a girl’s passage into womanhood on her 15th birthday.
October 4, 2012 at 1:22 PM ET by Maria Diaz, Danier Piedrahita
In honor of Recovery Month, we are cross-posting a blog post from Susan Richardson, the Executive Director of Reclaiming Futures in Portland, Oregon. Reclaiming Futures is a group that helps young people in trouble with drugs, alcohol, and crime.
September 27, 2012 at 4:13 PM ET by Susan Richardson, National Executive Director of Reclaiming Futures