DE 4-H National Drug Facts Week Contests Activities

Delaware 4-H is hosting 3 different activities for National Drug Facts week which runs March 21-March 25, 2022 and we are seeking participants for all events!   If teens are interested in volunteering to judge entries or introducing panelists, contact or for more information by March 10. 2022.

The Poem, Art, Video contest is still accepting entries for ages 10-18 from 2/15/22-3/15/22 and winners will be announced during National Drug Facts Week.  Here is the link to upload your work and more information is attached. Register Here

There are also two virtual sessions:

For Teens & Tweens: Understanding Vaping…Know the Risks and Start the Conversation – March 21 at 6 pm

Have you heard how vaping is on the rise among teens and adults? Join us as we discuss this health challenge. Learn the physical, social and emotional impacts, complete a self assessment and practice a strategy to engage in a conversation with a loved one who might be using. Participants will receive a copy of the presentation they can easily share with others.

Please pre-register. A Zoom link will be provided in the confirmation email.

Register HERE

For Teens by Teens, Answers to Questions about Addictions – March 24, 6-7 pm

Join us as Teen Health and Wellness Ambassadors lead a question and answer session with adults who have overcome the struggle of tobacco, alcohol or drug use. Teens and adults will discuss together the impact of culture and the role that positive lifestyle choices have in healthy living and recovery.

Our guest speaker panel includes Sarah Laurel, founder and executive director of Savage Sisters Recovery, a Philadelphia nonprofit focused on helping those affected by substance abuse disorder and homelessness and JT Frank, founder of Consequence of Habit Inc. (CoH), a non-profit dedicated to empowering individuals and communities by bringing awareness to the impact habits have on our mental health, success and the environment.

A Zoom link will be sent to you upon registration.

Register HERE

Thank you for your commitment to youth substance use prevention!