Understanding Drugs

What do you know about drugs?

Take this quiz to test your knowledge!

Different drugs do different things, but they all affect the brain.

Repeated drug and alcohol use can reset the brain’s pleasure meter, so that without the drug, you feel hopeless and sad.

Be smart. Become informed about drugs.

Learn more about how drugs affect your brain and body at Drug Facts from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for Teens.

Join the movement for healthy living.

  • Most high schoolers have not tried drugs.

It is simply not true that “everybody is doing it.”

  • Walk for Health!

Join the Stand UP Foundation on Friday, March 3 at 7:00 PM for a Neon Nights Walk at Harbourside.  The walk will educate participants about drugs and other health issues and help fund Stand UP’s prevention programs.  Summit Performance Consulting LLC is proud to be a Neon Night’s sponsor and to help keep teens mentally fit.  Register here.

Getting help.

If you or someone you know has a problem with drugs and/or alcohol.  There are many treatment options.  You can get referrals to treatment programs by calling 1-800-662-HELP (a confidential hotline), or by visiting the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration online.

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