You can influence your peers: Ashland High School students who believe their peers disapprove of substance use are less likely to use!
(Data from Ashland Adolescent Health Survey, 2012)
Decisions at Every Turn CoalitionSubstance Abuse Public Service Announcement:
Choices Count Student Website: https://sites.google.com/site/choicescount/
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA):
Drug Facts for Teens
Anyone Can Become Addicted to Drugs:
Information for Youth
Ashland High School Presentation, April 2, 2014:
"Prescription Drug Abuse and Overdose: A Public Health Emergency"
Chief of Police Craig Davis and Prevention Specialist Erica Dinerman
EXAMPLE: 2.1% of youth who perceived peer disapproval as "wrong" or "very wrong" used marijuana in the past 30 days, compared with 39.7% of youth who perceived peer disapproval as "not at all" or "a little" wrong.