Answers About Tobacco

Shatter the Myths

October 31st– November 6th is the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s “National Drug Facts Week”.  As part of this they have provided some interesting ideas and resources on their website that is specifically geared towards reaching out to youth.  One of which is “Drug Facts: Shatter the Myths” Q&A booklet that focuses on answering teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and drug abuse.  This booklet is pretty interesting and covers some facts and quizzes on ATOD (including prescription medications), as well as information on how peers and media influence substance use/abuse.  The last section focuses specifically on treatment and its effectiveness and provides SAMSHA’s website.

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