Increase in vaping among high school students since 2017
Amount of nicotine in a single e-cigarette cartridge
We believe it is important to advocate for teens and also for legislation that supports the mission of our organization.
We believe that the problems associated with substance abuse cannot be addressed alone. Schools, parents, healthcare and law enforcement professionals, businesses, and other community organizations and agencies all have a role to play. Collaboration is crucial to addressing this problem.
We believe educating the community, schools, parents, and teens about the effects of substance use on the brain, social, and health consequences is key with helping to eliminate substance abuse amongst our youth.
We believe that there are always new ways to solve problems and new ways to get involved with local organizations through programs and activities that address teen substance abuse.
Learn about our work to eliminate
teen substance abuse in our community