Stopping the disease of addiction before it starts to ensure healthy futures for America's teens

Flights Above Addiction

Flights Above Addiction is a traveling teen art and aviation program that informs communities that addiction is a preventable chronic brain disease contracted in adolescence 90% of the time.

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Media $500 Contests

Media $500 Contests invite secondary students to produce compelling art and media illuminating the risk of early alcohol, tobacco, and other drug exposure.

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Science of Addiction

Addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences.
 

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Which Prescribed Drugs Cause Teen Addiction?

Teen Medicine Abuse Is an Epidemic that Leads to Overdose and Addiction

The Medicine Abuse Project offers the following interactive drug map to show the types of medicine that teens frequently abuse. You can learn about the prescription and over-the-counter drugs that teens are most commonly abusing, including what they look like, their street or slang names, how they’re taken and what the potential side effects are. Take the first step to end addiction by clicking the image.

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SafeLaunch Drug Quiz: The Smart Drug?

Representing the first in a series of articles we’ll post about current drugs of abuse, this infographic shows the history of one of the most commonly prescribed drugs for ADHD, its clinical use, and its misuse.

The Smart Drug?
Source: BestMastersPrograms.org

Fly Above Addiction: Young Artists Paint, Say Yes To Life!

Fly Above Addiction: Artists from the Camarillo Boys and Girls Club Named their Design, Say Yes to Life!

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Video: Camarillo Boys and Girls Club Artists “Say Yes To… Life!”

John Palminteri and crew from KEYT News Channel 3 captured the event on this video to help us spread our important addiction prevention message.

The KEYT.com video