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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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2013 Media $500 Writing Contest!

2013 Media $500 Contest Winners Essay
1st Micaela McGee
2nd Brian Wheeler
3rd Crystal Landeros

Poetry
1st Grace O’Toole
2nd Phah Vutsatitavon
3rd Sophie Maes

Honorable Mention for Poetry
Ariana Gil
Jessica Gaffney
Delaney Smith

Everything You Need to Know about the Teen Brain

Everything You Need to Know about the Teen Brain

Video: “Save Our Children” by Noah BenShea

 

Save Our Children

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“It’s not now or never; but now, is never again.”