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25 Oct

Welcome to your opportunity to change minds and interrupt the drug and alcohol epidemic among our nations teens.

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Red Ribbon Week is once again upon us. SADD is the go-to organization for teens who want to become positive peer influencers in regards to highway safety, drug use, underage drinking and more.

Each day this week, you will find another article here with information about addiction, consequences of addiction and positive tools for teens to make a difference. You won't find statistics on how many teens died, you'll find information on how teens can educate their peers in order to save lives.

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25 Oct

Red Ribbon Week Part 1

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People with addiction lose control over their actions. They crave and seek out drugs, alcohol, or other substances no matter what the cost—even at the risk of damaging friendships, hurting family, or losing jobs. What is it about addiction that makes people behave in such destructive ways? And why is it so hard to quit?

During Red Ribbon Week 2021, we'll post information that is more positive and educational about drug use and the science of addiction.
Come back tomorrow for Part 2.

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22 Oct

SADD and the National Road Safety Foundation offering scholarship to winning entry!

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Would your students like a chance to win a cash scholarship?
Would your students like the opportunity to become an influencer?
Do your students need volunteer hours?
Does your SADD chapter have a meeting before holiday break this year?
Would you like to be able to tell your top administrator that your student's are making a far reaching impact on highway safety?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, take a look at the attachment and then visit sadd.org for more information and how to enter.

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23 Sep

California SADD welcomes Compton YouthBuild to the SADD family of California chapters

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California SADD is honored to work with our new chapter, Compton YouthBuild.

If you're not familiar with YouthBuild, you should check them out. The organization is making a real difference in the lives and futures of young people who, had it not been for the YouthBuild programs, may have never been able to achieve their goals.

California SADD is proud to bring leadership, safety, scholarship and many other opportunities available to SADD chapter members to Compton YouthBuild participants.

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09 Aug

100 Deadliest Days 2021

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Every year on the Memorial Day weekend, the nation not only kicks off the first weekend of summer, but those of us in the highway safety industry have a kickoff of our own, albeit not a celebration.

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29 Jun

DUI crashes can happen anywhere, any time. And they are always avoidable.

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This crash is an all too real example of the realities of impaired driving. Any time of the day, any city in the country, crashed happen every day with an undeniable reality, the victims of these crashes do not get a second chance.

This crash, as with all other impaired driving crashes, was totally avoidable. Just four years out of high school, the deceased victim will never had the life he was working towards. And the impaired driving suspect will spend many years incarcerated, all because he made a deadly choice.

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11 Jun

Teen Influencer and Contest for Cash

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Do you know a teen who wants to become a positive influencer?
Do you know a teen who has creative or artistic skills?
Do you know a teen who likes cash prizes?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, tell them to go to SADD.org, to the Resource tab, then to Contests and Scholarships.

Deadline to enter is June 30, 2021! Good luck!

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