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Join NIDA's National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

You're invited to participate in National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. This week-long health observance is an opportunity for teens to learn the facts about drugs, alcohol, and addiction from scientists and other experts.

Organize and promote an educational event or activity for teens during the week of January 22–27, 2019, and help shatter the myths about drugs and alcohol. It's easy to get involved!

Percentage of teens who drink decreased by one-third in past decade

Prevention works! The most recent Monitoring of the Future data shows decrease in the percentage of teens who drink. Read more here.

State troopers notice spike in DUI stops with children in the car

The Washington State Patrol has observed a spike in DUI stops — drunk drivers — with children in the car across the Olympic Peninsula. Read more on MYNorthwest.