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Join NIDA's National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®

Your efforts to empower teens and young adults to make informed decisions about drugs and alcohol and to support their mental health are more important than ever. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) invites you to join in during National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW), March 21–27, 2022. NDAFW is a week-long national health observance highlighting the science-based facts about drugs, alcohol, and addiction.

During NDAFW, you can use NIDA’s resources to help support teens, increasing protective factors to help reduce negative outcomes.

Here’s how to get involved:

  1. Check out these five steps to hosting an NDAFW event.
  2. Find lesson plans and other materials for educators, counselors, and prevention specialists.
  3. Register your event online to have your event listed on NIDA’s events map. It takes only a few minutes to register.