National Drug Facts Week (NDFW) is a health observance for teens that aims to shatter their myths about drugs and drug abuse. NDFW 2014 will be held from January 27th to February 2nd. Through community-based educational events and activities, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is working to encourage teens to get factual answers from scientific experts about the harmful effects and consequences of drug use on their brain, body, and behavior. Download the NDFW Info Sheet (PDF, 204KB)!
How do I Participate in National Drug Facts Week?
Who are NIDA's Partners for National Drug Facts Week?
NIDA's Partners in spreading the word about NDFW include federal, state, and local agencies, as well as youth leadership organizations like Students Against Destructive Decisions, National 4-H Council, SparkAction, and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. There's a way for everyone to learn the facts and shatter the myths about drug abuse during National Drug Facts Week!
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