This week, we hope you’ll share these graphics with your friends and family to educate and inspire them to lead a drug-free life!
What is your “why” for saying NO to drug abuse? It can be a tricky question. Many of us may not have a concrete “why” behind why we’ve stayed away from alcohol and other drugs. Sometimes, we just haven’t had the opportunity. We challenge you this week to create a concrete reason behind why you choose to stay drug free. Is it for your health? For the benefit of your own physical and psychological development? Is it because you want to set a good example for others? Solidify your reason for saying no to drugs and own it!
Here are some graphics to help educate you about the dangers of marijuana use – especially in the case of youth being exposed to marijuana use.
Need a little inspiration for the week? We’re here to help! Here are some graphics to bring a bit of encouragement to your day and a reminder to avoid alcohol and other drugs in your journey towards healthy living.
Have you been looking for resources to encourage your friends in their fight against substance abuse? Or are you a parent looking to educate and encourage your teen? Check out our brand new resources section on our website! It’s full of apps and pages that might be of use to you in your quest to prevent alcohol and other drug misuse among youth today.
These are just a few of the resources available to you on our new website! Please follow over to our resources page for more information!
CPMA and Rethink the Drink has now become Bartow Against Drugs!
After being selected to take part in the implementation of a statewide Alcohol Prevention Initiative in the Fall of 2011- through the Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), we formed as the ‘Coalition to Prevent the Misuse of Alcohol’ (CPMA).
During this time, our focus has been on reducing the early onset of alcohol use among youth and reducing access to alcohol among youth. In early 2018, the Coalition rebranded as Bartow Against Drugs (BAD), and expanded our efforts to include additional substance use issues within Bartow County and to serve as a vital resource for community members looking for help.
BAD collaborates with local community members and organizations to ensure that Bartow County is aware of the local substance use issues among youth, and how we can work together to reduce these problems. We hope to serve as a resource for concerned parents, grandparents, or friends looking to find help for their loved one, as well as working to educate our future generations on the impact of their life choices.
To find out more about what we do, check out our About section on our new website!
This week, make the commitment to set goals for yourself this week and shine like a star!
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