It can be easy to rely on statistics to comfort yourself about the dangers surrounding marijuana, alcohol, and other drugs. But every time you use a harmful drug, there could be an increased risk of a negative outcome. Do you really want to play any odds when it comes to your health? This week, we want to encourage you to avoid marijuana and alcohol and instead, find new ways to relax, socially engage with your friends, and have fun!
It can be easy to brush off the dangers related to harmful drug use, but this week, we want to remind you of some of the many reasons to stay away from alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and the misuse of opioids.
It can be discouraging when you don’t see a long list of accolades after your name when you’re making a conscious effort to change your behavior or habits. However, there’s no reason not to celebrate every small victory you achieve! Made it this entire week without using alcohol? Celebrate! Explained to a friend your reasons for avoiding tobacco or marijuana? Celebrate! There is nothing wrong with pumping yourself up when you’re on a hard journey. It can help you to keep a positive mindset and to have good self care. We believe in you! Celebrate the small victories.