Red Ribbon Week: Living a Drug Free Life

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  • Smoking and Black Youth
  • Illegal Drugs and Black Teens
  • African-American Teens Drink Less Than Whites
  • The Link Between Liquor and Gun Violence
  • Illegal Use of Legal Drugs
  • Prevention is Key

This Week Is Red Ribbon Week!

This October 23-31 has been designated as Red Ribbon Week to raise awareness about drug addiction, smoking and underage drinking. This year’s theme is “A Healthy Me, A Drug Free Me.” Read more about rates of addiction among the Black community from smoking to drinking to illegal drugs. — Kellee Terrell 

(Photos from left: David McNew/Getty Images, Wikicommons)

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