Thursday, May 19, 2016

National Prevention Week: Thursday, May 19: Prevention of Illicit Drug Use & Youth Marijuana Use

by Jacqueline Longo, May 19, 2016

Program Coordinator, Youth Leadership
The Governor's Prevention Partnership

"Marijuana use in youth is high and many young people believe the myths that marijuana is not harmful and it is not addictive. View one of the new youth focused infographics that focuses on combating the myths of marijuana and visit our website for more!

Marijuana: The Reality
Many youth believe that smoking marijuana isn’t harmful.  42.1% of CT’s high school students report smoking marijuana at least once in their life. The perception harm continues to decrease. Learn about the truth and impact of using marijuana."

View additional resources to speak with youth about the dangers of substance abuse. 

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