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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) is coming January 22-27, 2019. NDAFW is a national health observance linking teens to science-based facts to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs! Your participation truly matters and has helped us grow. Register your event or promotional activity and we can help you plan it. We can also tell you how to order free science-based materials for teens. Then, let us know how it went so others can be inspired.
Here’s how it works:

  • You Host an NDAFW Event January 22–27, 2019

  • NIDA Provides Free Materials for Teens

  • & Together We SHATTER THE MYTHS®

Learn about NDAFW, then use this online guide which gives you everything you need to planpromote, and host your NDAFW event. Register your event now and receive free booklets and other resources for teens. To get activity ideas and toolkits, click here. Also, keep checking our What's New & Coolsection to see highlights from what event holders are doing for NDAFW.

With your help NDAFW 2019 will be bigger and better--- so let's top the total number of events held in 2018 (2,321)!

National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health 
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213
Bethesda, MD 20892-9561 
(301) 443-1124 
Materials available 
Contact: Brian D. Marquis, NIDA Public Liaison Officer

“Source: 2019 National Health Observances, National Health Information Center, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.”

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