Substance abuse is no joke in our state, or in our country! Drugs not only affect us physically, emotionally, mentally and even spiritually, but also leave a path of destruction and devastation in our home life, friendships, school, career, goals, and life in general.
You may never have been exposed to drug abuse, but it is definitely out there! Unfortunately in our own communities. Drugs take a devastating toll on the individuals who use them, but even worse are the many families who are quietly suffering the consequences that come from living or caring for a person who is addicted to drugs. Preventing drug abuse and promoting healthy family lifestyles are important because they reduce violence in our homes and our communities, reduce child abuse and neglect, as well as reduce health related issues and crimes.
Your #1 tool against substance abuse is education: educating yourself, then your family, then your community! Here are some tools to help you get there:
First, check out this amazing website...:
Then click on the images below for more information about specific drugs:
This poster was borrowed and is accredited to the Above the Influence website. Check out their website at www.abovetheinfluence.com