Jan 30, 2013
Watch a preview of the "Shattering the Myths" Video from the 2013 National Drug Facts Day
On January 30th, Mentor Foundation USA partnered with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), The Embassy of Sweden and other partners to host the second annual National Drug Facts Day at The Embassy of Sweden in Washington, D.C.
This event gave high school students the opportunity to interact with top U.S. scientists and learn about the dangers surrounding drug and substance abuse.
Launched in 2010, National Drug Facts Week is an annual health observance week to educate teens and help shatter the myths about drugs and drug abuse through community-based events and activities.
Please visit our donate page for more information about how you can make a contribution towards helping to prevent young people from falling victims to drug and substance abuse.
58% of students became highly concerned about drug use after attending the event, read the entire survey and quotes from students here.
Coverage of National Drug Facts Day as seen on Fox 5
Photos from 2013 National Drug Facts Day