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National Red Ribbon Contest - Date : 10/01/2013 - 11/04/2013, Time : All DayRed Ribbon Week Celebration, MI - Date : 10/22/2013, Time : 12:00 amRed Ribbon Week - Date : 10/23/2013 - 10/31/2013, Time : All Day
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Sign the Red Ribbon Pledge

Take the Red Ribbon Pledge now and be a part of the creation of a drug free America. WHAT’S THE PLEDGE ABOUT? As parents and citizens, we will talk to our children and the children in our lives about the dangers of drug abuse. We will set clear rules for our children about not using […]

Enter the 2013 National Red Ribbon Photo Contest

Learn how you can win $1,000 for your child’s school and an ipad for your family…all in support of drug prevention. For more information, visit

President's Message:

Drug Use Hurts More Than Just The User

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Campaigns & Programs

  • Lock Your Meds is a national multi-media campaign designed to reduce prescription drug abuse by making adults aware that they are the unwitting suppliers of prescription medications being used in unintended ways, especially by young people. Learn More About Lock Your Meds®

  • The National Red Ribbon Campaign is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week, October 23-31 each year. Learn More About Red Ribbon Week®

  • Safe Homes/Safe Parties is a statewide initiative developed by Informed Families and implemented by parents of teens and preteens to ensure that drugs, alcohol and cigarettes will not be permitted at parties held in their homes and discouraged at parties in the community. Learn More About Safe Homes/Safe Parties

  • The Red Ribbon Certified Schools (RRCS) program, led by Informed Families, the National Family Partnership and Florida State University's Center for Prevention Research is designed to assess and then celebrate effective efforts in the prevention of substance abuse among youth. Learn More About the Red Ribbon Certified Schools Program

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