Tools for Success: This resource gives National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® event planners promotional “tools for success” using traditional and social media channels. The presentation includes examples of how to create a press list and pitch letter, manage onsite media and appropriate follow up after the event. In addition, event holders are given social media examples to promote their events via Twitter and Facebook.
Informed Families Campaign: Informed Families partnered with NIDA in January 2018 to deliver prevention messages during National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® to Educators, Parents & Students throughout Florida.
- See what Informed Families did: Download (PDF, 2MB)
NIDA Has Toolkits and Publications to Help with Your Events
- Check out our publications, Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know (available in both English and Spanish), and Family Checkup: Positive Parenting Prevents Drug Abuse. Also, our most popular NDAFW publication, Drugs: SHATTER THE MYTHS, is now available in Spanish. All publications are free.
- Interested in a drug-specific event? NIDA also has several toolkits for events that are specific to the following themes: alcohol, college-aged and young adults, drugged driving, marijuana, MDMA, opioids and other prescription drugs, teens in the juvenile justice system, tobacco nicotine, & e-cigarettes, new psychoactive substances (synthetics) and a video toolkit, which includes a teen-friendly video showing parts of the brain and their functions. We also have a general NDAFW toolkit available in Spanish.
- Once you have decided on your event, a resource, “How to Promote Your National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week® Event: Tools for Success (PDF, 3MB)”, is available to help promote it through traditional and social media outreach.