Engaging young people in advocacy, education & prevention
Creating social change around alcohol, drugs, and more

  • Blog Post: Where is Red Ribbon Week?

    Featureing guest blogger and Ventura County young adult, Hannah Yale

Drugfree.org reports of a new resource that will be valuable to parents regarding the issues of substance abuse and young people.

The Parents Toll-Free Helpline, 1-855-DRUGFREE (1-855-378-4373), is staffed by clinical social workers with practical experience in substance abuse prevention and treatment. The helpline, launched by The Partnership at Drugfree.org, began taking calls in April



This essay was written by a 17-year-old Ventura County student.

I remember when I was 11; my 17-year-old sister had come home at 4:30am – no surprise there. But this time, she was crying to my mother who was right next to me. I woke up and was told to leave





Above the Influence offers up some cool, interactive artwork that you can feature on your mobile device or computer -- and you can post animations about what being "above the influence" means to you on your social network profile.

Each design in the "Symbol-ize Yourself" section contains thoughts and reasons

The ability to get behind the wheel and drive while drunk could be eliminated by new technology being explored. We need the community's support and voice -- alert lawmakers to this important step!

MADD reports --
Tomorrow’s cars could potentially be the cure for drunk driving with technology to automatically determine whether

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