Kansas Family Partnership and NIDA Helping Teens Shatter the Myths About Drugs

National-Drug-Facts-Week-LogoNational Drug Facts Week: January 27 – February 2

Myth: Kansas teens start experimenting with alcohol and other drugs in high school.
Shattered: Kansas teens report first trying alcohol and tobacco at age 13 and marijuana at age 14.


Myth: Kansas teens do not often use glues, gases or sprays to get high.
Shattered: Kansas teens report sniffing glue or inhaling gases or sprays to get high 8 times in their lifetime.

Help teens, parents and teachers shatter the myths about drugs. For more information about National Drug Facts Week and how you can get involved, visit our National Drug Facts Week website page.