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Materials and Tool Kits
Drug Facts and Readings
Resource links for exploring marijuana information and facts for awareness as a parent and family.
Online Webinars and Videos
Educational presentations of studies and real stories on the negative impacts of marijuana use and abuse.
Marijuana is an addictive mind-altering psychoactive drug and is the most commonly used illicit drug in Arizona. The main active chemical is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), but there are about 400 other chemicals that can be in marijuana, drastically effecting a person's health.
According to the 2018 Arizona Youth Survey, 1 out of 6 8th graders, 32% of 10th graders, and nearly half (44.2%) of 12th graders say they have smoked marijuana at least once in their lifetime.
How do you go about taking action as a parent? Here are direct links to a few simple tool-kits you can use.
Arizona Substance Misuse Prevention Resource
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