The National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is holding its annual National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® from January 23-29, 2017. Taking part in National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® provides an opportunity to help teens SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drug and alcohol use.

Quick facts about Howard County teen drug and alcohol use 1:

  • 11% reported abusing prescription drugs;
  • 16% reported currently using electronic vapor products; and
  • 23% reported currently drinking alcohol.

Source: 1. 2014 Howard County High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey

There are ways that you can get involved National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®, including

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