for Young People
� Learn the law.
Methamphetamines, marijuana, hallucinogens, crack,
cocaine, and many other substances are illegal. Depending
on where you are caught, you could face high fines and jail
time. Alcohol is illegal to buy or possess if you are under
age (21 years old).
� Stay away of the risks.
Drinking or using drugs increases the risk of injury. Car
crashes, falls, burns, drowning, and suicide are all linked
to drug use.
� Remain your edge.
Drug use can ruin your looks, make you depressed, and contribute
to slipping grades.
� Have fun safe.
One incident of drug use could make you do something that
you will regret for a lifetime.
� Choose the smart thing.
Using drugs puts your health, education, family ties, and
social life at risk.
� Make the life program.
Doing drugs isn't "in" anymore.
� Please, think twice
about what you're advertising when you buy and wear T-shirts,
hats, pins, or jewelry with a pot leaf, joint, blunt, beer
can, or other drug paraphernalia on them. Do you want to
promote something that can cause cancer? Make you forget
things? Or make it difficult to drive a car?
� Be strong on face of your problems.
Using drugs won't help you escape your problems, it will
only create more.
� Be a true friend.
If you know someone with a drug problem, be part of the
solution. Urge your friend to get help.
� Don�t forget, you DON'T NEED
drugs or alcohol.
If you think "everybody's doing it," you're wrong!
Over 86% of 12-17 year-olds have never tried marijuana;
over 98% have never used cocaine; only about half a percent
of them have ever used crack. Doing drugs won't make you
happy or popular or help you to learn the skills you need
as you grow up. In fact, doing drugs can cause you to fail
at all of these things.