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Get Involved in National Drugs Fact Week

posted Oct 12, 2012, 11:03 AM by Maria Geueke   [ updated Oct 12, 2012, 11:03 AM by Query Media ]
National Drugs Fact Week (NDFW) is January 28–February 3, 2013. This is an opportunity for teens to interact with scientists and other experts about drug abuse. Help teens shatter the myths about drugs by hosting and promoting an event during the week of January 28 to February 3, 2013. To help you, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) provides a toolkit with step-by-step suggestions for planning and promoting your event.

Register your event today and help provide our Nation's youth with the facts they need to succeed and make healthy decisions. By registering, you will have access to NIDA staff who can offer advice about successful events and information on how to get free NIDA materials designed for teens. Be a part of this health observance! NDFW offers teens essential, science-based information about drug abuse and addiction!

To access the National Drug Facts Week Toolkit, click here.

To register your event, click here.

Are you a musician? Do you play music?

Submissions Wanted for GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Teens! Make Music Contest

NIDA encourages young musicians age 14–18 to participate in the third annual GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Teens! Make Music Contest, now being coordinated by Winners will be announced during NDFW. This contest provides a great opportunity for teens to share their thoughts through original music and/or music videos about healthy choices and the dangers of drug abuse. Winners win cash and a backstage experience at the GRAMMY Awards rehearsal in Los Angeles!

To learn more about the MusiCares® Contest, click here.

Submissions must be postmarked by December 3, 2012.