Prevention Partnership – News and Events

What Americans Need to Know About Marijuana
Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug in America. Of the nearly 20 million current illicit drug users, 14.6 million (about 75 percent) are using marijuana. (continued on page 1)

Teaching Your Child to Choose Friends Wisely Is Important Because… Some Kids Use Drugs to Fit in and Belong
Wanting to fit in, to belong, is one of the most natural parts of growing up. (continued on page 1)

Media Coverage in Your area
Good media coverage contributes to effective alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) abuse prevention efforts. (continued on page 2)

Community Awareness
Prevention Partnership conducted their Peer Leadership Skills Building and Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Abuse (ATOD) training. (continued on page 4)