Celebrate National Drug Facts Week January 28-February 3

Please join Reclaiming Futures in celebrating National Drug Facts Week, January 28-February 3.  
National Drug Facts Week is a health observance week for teens that aims to shatter the myths about drugs and drug abuse. Through TV, community-based events, contests and online activities, The National Insitute on Drug Abuse is working to encourage teens to get factual answers from scientific experts about drugs and drug abuse. Here are some ways you can participate:

  • Participate in Drug Facts Chat Day on January 31, 2013
  • Download the Drug Facts toolkit
  • Become a social media partner
  • Join a school assembly
  • Host an art contest
  • Lead a song-writing competition
  • Find more ideas online

Learn more at the National Insitute on Drug Abuse, Drug Facts Week online info center.

Susan Richardson is national executive director for Reclaiming Futures. Formerly, she was a senior program officer in the health care division of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in North Carolina, where she led a three-year effort involving the state's juvenile justice and treatment leaders to adopt the Reclaiming Futures model by juvenile courts in six North Carolina counties. She received her B.S. in Public Health, Health Policy and Administration, from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Updated: February 08 2018