You can make a difference. Make healthy choices.
Know the Facts
Above the Influence Campaign how do you stand up to negative pressures and influences. The more you are aware of the influences around you, the better prepared you will be to face them. Know how substances affect your body and how to say no.
National Institute on Drug Abuse shatter the myths of drug use and learn the science.
Drugs and Health Blog hear what your peers are saying.
You are not alone; reach out for help:
The Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Education provides free and confidential information and referrals. Services are available Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 11:00pm and 9:00am to 5:00pm Saturday and Sunday. Language interpreters are available.
1-800-327-5050 phone/ 888-448-8321 toll fee
Crisis Call Center
(800) 273-8255 or Text ANSWER to 839863
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
Suicide Prevention and Crisis Hotline
GLBT National Youth Talkline
4 PM-12 AM Monday to Friday; 12 PM – 5 PM Saturday
Free and Confidential Peer Support
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
(866) 488-7386 Trevor LifeLine
National Runaway Safeline
From the Mass Medical society: Teen-Stress-Tips-on-Managing-Daily-Stress
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