May 2, 2013 2:56pm
DC has the resources, so if you or someone you know is struggling with drugs or alcohol, reach out to 1 of the 4 prevention centers in DC
October is like shedding the old you ... let's start this month on a positive note #drugfree #fall #zombiefreezone #soberlife

For International Women's Day we want to thank all women who are leading the fight against substance abuse and addiction in DC & worldwide. #ThankYou #InternationalWomensDay #DrugFreeYouth #DrugFreeDC

#FridayFacts: According to the 2017 DC Prevention Survey District the majority of DC youth have never used alcohol, marijuana, or synthetic marijuana. For those who have used, the average age of first use was around 13 years. #PreventionMatters

No automatic alt text available.

Synthetic Drugs are extremely dangerous & can cause life-threatening reactions. Our #ThursdayThoughts come from people who have shared their stories with us in hopes of preventing others from using synthetic drugs. Check them out here: #drugfeedc #drugfree

TESTIMONIALS Submit your own story >>HERE<< "I agreed to smoke with a friend earlier this year, but we were alone and I didn't know him too well. I thought that it was regular marijuana but it ended up being K2 and he had lied. After smoking it, I got super high and I was

Taking a deep breath can help in feeling more calm which is a key to having a relaxed Sunday.

No automatic alt text available.

Here's a #NotSoFunFact on K2, any store in DC found to be selling synthetic weed will be fined $10,000 and/or have your store shut down 😲

ADULTS Youth and parents are not the only people who need to know about the dangers and effects of using synthetic drugs. Although the long term effects of synthetic drugs on the body and mental health are not yet known, the immediate effects it can have on your family, job, and life could be lo...

Drug prevention centers can help you deal with addiction, you don't have to do this alone. Find your local center, here:

Image may contain: text

You could feel the physical affects of weed in as little as 5 minutes and the chronic effects for life #ZombieEffects

Image may contain: 1 person

It's a #Myth that smoking K2 will let you pass a drug test. In DC, synthetic drugs are now being screened for in drug tests as well. #DontBeAZombie

No automatic alt text available.

Your local drug prevention center is on YOUR side to help you battle addiction. Find your closest center here:

Image may contain: text

Using synthetic drugs to get around drug laws? Think twice--there are now strict anti-synthetic drug laws in place. #DontBeAZombie

Image may contain: 2 people

Addiction is hard but you don't have to deal with it alone. Visit your local prevention center to get the support you need:

Image may contain: text

Synthetic marijuana, aka K2, negatively affects your social life! You can't go out and have fun with a dazed, lethargic, and incoherent friend.

Image may contain: 3 people, people smiling, people sitting

The aim is to reach heroin users before fentanyl, a dangerous synthetic opioid, does.

Washington City Paper

"I’m amazed at the the tenacity of the problem.”

Great read (via Inverse)

It could be the naloxone of synthetic cannabinoids.|By Peter Hess

This isn't a fun list of symptoms- it's a dangerous list all of which could occur from taking K2. #K2ZombieDC

Image may contain: 1 person, text

Great community event!

Learn all about marijuana and opioid use at the 2017 DC Prevention Center Symposium! Free event for DC residents, but need to register to attend.

What to expect: Opioid & Marijuana Panels Presentation on Response to Intervention (RTI) Dashboard Data Presentation on Drug-Free Youth DC Website Presentation on Social Media: Twitter 101 Youth Track (by invitation only) Free: Registratio...