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Our 2021 events map features events and activities scheduled to take place during National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs, alcohol, and addiction.

Due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, NIDA understands the listed events on the site are tentative, and may need to be canceled, postponed, or may have to change their format. Please check with the sponsoring organizations to see how to participate in particular NDAFW events.

The  orange circles indicate organizations that are holding multiple events. The  green circles indicate organizations that are holding single events. Select the circle in your state to see event details or use the [+/- bar image here] to zoom in. You can also review a list of events by state below the map.

Registered Events: 394

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Dothan High School SADD

Where: 1236 South Oates Street
Dothan, Alabama
Description: We will be conducting seatbelt safety checks, simulators, and an assembly.
Number of Events: 1


MCAS YUMA, Drug Demand Reduction Program

Where: Marine Corps Air Station
Yuma, Arizona
Description: Information table. Active duty military volunteers will engage the students during their lunch time. If the schools are closed or restricted for visitors, the event would be virtual.
Number of Events: 5


Where: 7658 S. Bosworth Field Way
Tucson, Arizona
Description: Each day of the week will be a different substance, social media post or video.
Number of Events: 7

Community Prevention Coalition, PPEP, Inc.

Where: 1200 East Ajo, #101
Tucson, Arizona
Description: We are a collaboration hosting multiple presentations over the course of the week, including Trauma and Mental Health, Marijuana Misuse and Vaping, Underage Drinking, Prescription Drug Misuse, and Resiliency. Organizations include Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Arizona Youth Partnership, Amistades, Inc., Tucson Unified School District, Pima Prevention Partnership, Pima County Juvenile Court Center, Amado Community Alliance, LPKNC, and other community organizations.
Number of Events: 6


Mt. Carmel High School

Where: 9550 Carmel Mountain Road Room D-18
San Diego, California
Description: At this point we are planning everything to be virtual. Fact sharing. Resources available.
Number of Events: 5

St.Matthrew Christian church

Where: 8273 Gypsy Star Way
Sacramento, California
Description: Community center
Number of Events: 2


Where: 18111 Nordhoff St
Northridge, California
Description: Social media campaign to address alcohol and drug use facts relevant to college populations.
Number of Events: 3

Day One

Where: 764 N Michigan Ave
Pasadena, California
Description: In order to raise awareness of NDAFW we plan on launching a social media campaign and host interactive sessions via Zoom.
Number of Events: 2


Colorado SADD

Where: 11455 Partridge Ln
Peyton, Colorado
Description: Campaigns "in" schools throughout CO. Peer/Student led: Video, posters, social media outreach, awareness, and education.
Number of Events: 5

Montessori School of Evergreen

Where: 6979 County Hwy 73
Evergreen, Colorado
Description: This is a week long Drug / Alcohol / Vaping unit for 8th graders. One class per day.
Number of Events: 5


Darien Depot Student Against Destructive Decisions

Where: 25 Heights Rd
Darien, Connecticut
Description: We will show a variety of videos, and create some interactive activities for members of SADD and the greater Darien Community to better understand the mental health crisis among teens today.
Number of Events: 1

LIFTT Confidential

Where: 4020 Main Street
Stratford, Connecticut
Description: Currently no exact plans. However, always looking for info and inspiration.
Number of Events: 1

University of Connecticut

Where: 99 East Main Street
Waterbury, Connecticut
Description: Social media campaign with helpful information about drugs/alcohol. A planned virtual event which is still being developed to incorporate student learning, encourage dialogue and connection in a fun way. Last year we hosted the Drug Bingo. We may choose an alternative game this year.
Number of Events: 2

Wolcott Citizens Against Substance Abuse, Inc.

Where: 457 Boundline Rd.
Wolcott, Connecticut
Description: We will post informative and interactive social media posts daily, provide video presentations and trivia games thorugh Zoom and email.
Number of Events: 7


Crossing Bridges of the Palm Beaches

Where: 1100 North Main Street, Sute C
Belle Glade, Florida
Description: Educational session
Number of Events: 1

Olympia High School

Where: 4301 S Apopka vineland road
Orlando, Florida
Description: PSA's, posters, virtual campaigns, and activity at lunch.
Number of Events: 5

Project Bridge

Where: 6213 Presidential Court Suite 130
Fort Myers, Florida
Description: Will be providing sessions to educate youth.
Number of Events: 2

Guardian Recovery Network

Where: 3333 S Congress Ave. Suite 402
Delray Beach, Florida
Description: We plan to post Drug and Alcohol treatment statistics and facts throughout the week across our network of brands social media accounts.
Number of Events: 5


Twin Cedars Youth and Family Services

Where: 102 Berryhill Circle
LaGrange, Georgia
Description: I am not quite sure but it will be an event or activity around ATOD but due to pandemic I am undecided for now. However, we will be working on possibly doing a virtual event just in case because this is something we have been doing since March!
Number of Events: 5

Boys & Girls Club of North GA

Where: 1559 South Main Street
Ellijay, Georgia
Description: I will be hosting a assemble with our afterschool children. Giving information for them to take home and share with their families.
Number of Events: 1


Where: 6298 Oakwood Circle
Norcross, Georgia
Description: Education
Number of Events: 5


Where: 750 South Perry St.
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Description: GUIDE will host a two-week online trivia contest. The trivia questions will include the topics of underage drinking, opioids, tobacco/vaping, and suicide prevention.
Number of Events: 1


City and County of Honolulu

Where: 1505 Dillingham Blvd, Suite 20
Honolulu, Hawaii
Description: Social Media campaign
Number of Events: 1



Where: 2330 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, Illinois
Description: Substance use.
Number of Events: 5



Where: 1 Wildcat Lane
Brookville, Indiana
Description: We will provide daily trivia questions to students for chances to win gift cards. We also may do classroom competitions.
Number of Events: 5

Jasper Middle School

Where: 3600 Portersville Road
Jasper, Indiana
Description: We hold an assembly, do PSA's on the radio, host games and trivia, do a dress-up spirit week, and have informational messages read during announcements.
Number of Events: 5


Whitley County Health Department

Where: 368 Penny Lane
Williamsburg, Kentucky
Description: Tentatively scheduled on March 23rd in Corbin Kentucky and March 25th in Williamsburg Kentucky. Story cards on a book that teaches refusal skills to elementary kids, saying no to drugs and a facts about shatter the myths on Drugs on a 1 mile route and at the end of the route the participant will get a goody bag. This will be available in two cities of Kentucky.
Number of Events: 2


Louisiana School for Agricultural Sciences

Where: 5303 Hwy. 115
Bunkie, Louisiana
Description: Announcements on intercom, posters, banners, and booths set up by students,
Number of Events: 4


Tinuola L Olorunwunmi

Where: 171 Colonel Bell Dr
Brockton, Massachusetts
Description: Seminar, Classroom Type, Q&A, Video Presentation
Number of Events: 3

The Brien Center

Where: 251 Fenn St
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Description: We work in schools with students, we will put on a presentation with games and interactive information
Number of Events: 3

Richardson Middle School

Where: 1500 Lakeview Ave
Dracut, Massachusetts
Description: This event will be incorporated into my grade 7 health class
Number of Events: 4


Wicomico County Health Department

Where: 108 East Main Street
Salisbury, Maryland
Description: Offer virtual activities with prizes.
Number of Events: 1


Wellness Mobile

Where: 9 atwood street suite3
Lewiston, Maine
Description: Table and speaking with resource bags. 2020-17,000 bags were distributed.

Number of Events: 4


Delta County Communities That Care

Where: 2920 College Avenue
Escanaba, Michigan
Description: We will provide information virtually each day of NDAFW
Number of Events: 7

Chippewa County Communities that Care

Where: 508 Ashmun Street Suite 120 Suite 120
Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan
Description: Scavenger Hunt with resource links and community resources.
Number of Events: 5

Dickinson Iron County Communities That Care

Where: 301 Kent St Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain, Michigan
Description: Virtual zoom Q/A law enforcement peer recovery coaches addiction consulting. Parent program provided by Michigan State Police (in plain sight) - teaches parents where kids could be hiding drugs and alcohol.
Number of Events: 1

Chippewa County Communities That Care

Where: 508 Ashmun Street Suite 120
Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan
Description: Question and answer for students at local schools to participate in. If schools are open, they will be read at morning announcements and answers collected at the health to go into a drawing for gift certificates and prizes at the end of the week. If distant learning, there will be an email sent out for the school to post and submit answers to a google form.
Number of Events: 5

Student Leadership Services

Where: 1150 Scott Lake Rd.
Waterford, Michigan
Description: Programs planned the whole month in preparation for a safe spring break, Parenting Awareness Month and as part of our #SLSTOGETHERWECAN leadership series. Students from multiple schools are planning projects in their school and community on Vaping, Marijuana and Alcohol and how those drugs impact a person’s mental health and relationships. Student projects will vary from videos, posters, school assemblies, etc. Both middle school and high schools students will be learning assertiveness skills and how to say “no” to ATOD. Parents will also learn and practice these skills with their students in parent workshops. All of which will be offered virtual and in-person.
Number of Events: 6

Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan

Where: 222 Colonial Drive
Monroe , Michigan
Description: Virtual initiative.
Number of Events: 10

Mackinac CTC

Where: 799 Hombach St. Suite 2
St Ignace, Michigan
Description: We will be working with school art classes to design social norm campaign posters. Winners will be announced at the end of the week. Community members will be able to vote on what was posted on social media.
Number of Events: 1

Schoolcraft County Communites That Care Collaborative

Where: 6305W Hillcrest Drive
Manistique, Michigan
Description: We will be working with our local high school to share drug facts over the announcements for the week. We will share a drug fact question each day and ask students to submit answer. Each day we will have a winner for the correct answer. We will also run something similar at our local grocery store with adults. We will be asking them to answer 3 questions at the checkout line and place their answers in a box. At the end of the week we will draw a winner.
Number of Events: 2

Genesee County Prevention Coalition

Where: 2515 Windemere Avenue Apt/Suite
Flint, Michigan
Description: Public health figure youth interaction 3 days +of virtual youth interaction of the Youth Advisory board participating in educational activities, possible podcast discussion, expression of stress & coping (Via photo narration or silent Tik Tok).
Number of Events: 4


CARE St. Peter

Where: 2000 Klein Street
St. Peter, Minnesota
Description: group activities, solo activities,
Number of Events: 15


Be the Change 406 Coalition

Where: PO Box 733
Dillon, Montana
Description: Red Carpet Video Event.
Number of Events: 1

North Carolina

A G Cox Middle School

Where: 2657 Church Street
Winterville, North Carolina
Description: zoom - drug prevention
Number of Events: 2

City of Greensboro Parks and Recreation Youth Services Division

Where: 501 Yanceyville Street
Greensboro, North Carolina
Description: Partnering with community groups to get information to teens through a variety of media
Number of Events: 1

North Dakota

Cavalier County Health District

Where: 901 3rd St
Langdon, North Dakota
Description: TBD
Number of Events: 1

New Jersey

Linden Board of Education

Where: 300 Edgewood Road
Linden, New Jersey
Description: I will be engaging two middle schools (6-8 grade) in activities such as kahoot games, bingo, sharing daily facts, etc
Number of Events: 10


Where: 17 Addison Avenue
Rutherford , New Jersey
Description: Na
Number of Events: 1

Howell Alliance

Where: 4567 Route 9 North Township of Howell, 2nd Floor
Howell, New Jersey
Description: Social media campaign with prevention education
Number of Events: 7

Howell High School

Description: Sharing facts re: substance use; going into Health classes.
Number of Events: 2

Prevention Resources, Inc.

Where: 4 Walter Foran Blvd. Suite 410
Flemington, New Jersey
Description: Social media campaign to educate about safe storage and disposal.
Number of Events: 1

Sterling High School

Where: Sterling High School 501 S. Warwick Road
Somerdale, New Jersey
Description: Health Class & SADD Club discussion- in the past we played bingo game as warm-up, Then live Q&A.
Number of Events: 3


Where: 647 Beacon Ave
Paulsboro, New Jersey
Description: Give the youth and their parents a general idea about addiction facts and how to prevent substance use... risk and protective factors ... science behind addiction... teen brain development.... etc.
Number of Events: 10

New York

Willets Road School

Where: 455 I.U. Willets Road
Roslyn Heights, New York
Description: I'm not sure what I'd like to do but I'm a health teacher and would love for all of the health sections be apart of an event like this and take part in activities and discussions.
Number of Events: 2


Where: 42 Shore Road Babylon Villgage
Babylon, New York
Description: I was suffering with depression and anxiety
Number of Events: 1


Where: 60 Saw Mill Road
kingston, New York
Description: Resource for court ordered referrals.
Number of Events: 14

Mission T NYC

Where: 69 Chestnut Road
Manhasset, New York
Description: We will be hosting a Zoom event with speakers discussing the importance of health and wellness and staying away from underage alcohol and drug use.
Number of Events: 2

Fairport Central School District

Where: 1 Dave Paddock Way, Fairport High School
Fairport, New York
Description: Students will make announcements with facts to educate their peers.
Number of Events: 5

Pittsford Schools

Where: 75 Barker Rd
Pittsford, New York
Description: PA announcements, virtual acitivties
Number of Events: 4

Herkimer County Community College

Where: 100 Reservoir Road
Herkimer, New York
Description: The first event will be a virtual game night open to any Herkimer Community College Student. It will be a trivia contest. The second event will involve sharing drug facts via our social media platforms throughout the week.
Number of Events: 2


Amherst Steele High School

Where: 450 Washington
Amherst, Ohio
Description: Depending on Covid19, we will host a student wellness fair during lunches. If we are still off campus, we will do a virtual event.
Number of Events: 1

Brecksville Broadview Height High School

Where: 6380 Mill Road
Broadview Heights, Ohio
Description: Our youth-led club members will be promoting healthy choices by educating their peers and teaching staff about the risks and dangers of using alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana using a variety of daily activities.
Number of Events: 4

Pickaway Area Recovery Prevention

Where: 101 1/2 West Main St
Description: Media Campaign of Shatter The Myths hand held place cards throughout 4 counties of schools.
Number of Events: 1


Moss Public Schools

Where: 8087 E134 Rd
Holdenville, Oklahoma
Description: Hosting educational event to discuss the negative effects of drug and alcohol use.
Number of Events: 6

Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center

Where: 300 S. Broadway P.O. Box 99
Manitou, Oklahoma
Description: We are hoping to have an assembly and participate in Chat Day. We will also be having groups on different drugs and the effect they have on teen brains.
Number of Events: 9


Tigard Turns the Tide Coalition

Where: 6960 SW Sandburg St
Tigard, Oregon
Description: Provide media campaign about how substance use affects the mental health of teens. Also present our TownHall we had planned last year when Covid hit. It's called, "Clear the Air-about Vaping and Teen Health." It was organized and will be presented by our youth coalition.
Number of Events: 4


PA Leadership Charter School

Where: 106 Oxford Hill Lane
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Description: provide information in person or electronically, due to covid pandemic. We are a cyber school. Consider hosting this topic in our weekly parent lounge zoom room
Number of Events: 2

Lycoming County Health Improvement Coalition, Inc.

Where: 1100 Grampian Boulevard
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Description: Re-enforce 2019 "Find Your Worth" positive mental health messaging/awareness among school age youth
Number of Events: 2

John H Taggart School

Where: 400 West Porter Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Description: TBD
Number of Events: 2

South Carolina


BLUFFTON, South Carolina
Description: THY students will host games and trivia for 8th and 7th grade students to educate and encourage.
Number of Events: 2


Moe Moes Love

Where: 402 Hietts Lane
Clarksville , Tennessee
Description: Not knowing the consequences of doing drugs..... Be a Leader NOT a Follower!!
Number of Events: 10


Tivy High School

Where: 3250 Loop 534
Kerrville, Texas
Description: Need additional ideas
Number of Events: 4

Bethel Prevention Coalition

Where: 3447 Northwest Pkwy
San Antonio, Texas
Description: A virtual drug awareness seminar with Program Director, Dr. Keely Petty. We will show the students "The Truth About Drug." Will play a drug prevention Kahoot game with the students after the video.
Number of Events: 3


Where: 9090 N Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, Texas
Description: Holding class discussion
Number of Events: 10

Bethel Prevention Coalition Initiative

Where: 3443 Northwest Pkwy
San Antonio, Texas
Description: Educational Awareness seminar for the students in our area.
Number of Events: 3

Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol

Where: 2947 E. Broadway, Suite 400
Pearland, Texas
Description: We are in planning stages.
Number of Events: 1

Shatterproof-Angels Of Addiction

Where: 301 County Road 284
Gustine , Texas
Description: Abilene TX-School Event;
Hamilton Tx-School event;
Brownwood TX- School Event;
All 3 Display Materials;
On-Line Campaign and resources; and
Educate Providers, Teachers and Parents.
Number of Events: 8


The Prevention Alliance of Greater Prince William

Where: 7969 Ashton Ave.
Manassas, Virginia
Description: Our coalition has decided to create a "Fill your Fridge" community challenge/campaign. Students and their parents will be invited to fill their fridge with sticky note facts on drugs and alcohol using a set of guidelines. Each fridge will be submitted via a picture and our coalition members will judge who filled their fridge with the most facts using the guidelines created. Two winners will be chosen as winners who will receive a "full Fridge" of produce and other items as well as gift cards from local groceries and markets!
Number of Events: 2


Black River Area Community Coalition

Where: 37 Depot Street
Ludlow , Vermont
Description: Provide facts, games, challenges, and educational information to people on social media
Number of Events: 5


Mount Si High School

Where: 8651 Meadowbrook Way SE
Snoqualmie, Washington
Description: We will offer information during the National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week, March 22-28, 2021, through student's advisory class.
Number of Events: 1


Drought Elementary School

Where: 7 mile road
Franksville, Wisconsin
Description: I will go into each classroom and discuss drug prevention
Number of Events: 8

Milwaukee County

Where: 9455 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Description: BHD and our community partners will host several virtual events.
Number of Events: 25

Outside the US

National Drug Council

Where: Spotbay Cayman Brac
, Cayman Islands
Description: Week-long campaign
Number of Events: 1


Where: Marcoleta
Santiago, Chile
Description: Información online para prevención de adicciones en adolescentes.
Number of Events: 1

Addicts Group of mental health

Where: Oyibi KKD sch P O Box 2 Oyibi
Accra, Ghana
Description: Is about giving advice and creating awareness for youth and college students about how doing drugs can destruct their education.
Number of Events: 2

Caring Hands CBO

Where: P. O. Box 69332
Nairobi, Kenya
Description: Community/Schools
Number of Events: 9

Instituto Asunción de México

Where: 219 Calzada de las Águilas Colinas del Bosque
Mexico City, Mexico
Description: The teachers will carry out activities related to the consequences of alcohol and drug use in adolescence in their classes.
Number of Events: 3


Where: 14 Chinedu Close
Abia, Nigeria
Description: Book presentation and awareness rally.
Number of Events: 2


Where: Obhur district
Jeddah , Saudi Arabia
Description: I would like to talk about side effects of substance use and how some patients recover from it.
Number of Events: 4

Prevention Center, "Choice"

Where: 9, Samostrov Street, Office 79, Chernihiv, 14005, Ukraine
Chernihiv, Ukraine
Description: The program, "Choice-8" includes 10 core sessions aiming to prevent drug use, crime and HIV/AIDS among eight-graders (13-14 years old).
Number of Events: 6

African Shade

Where: 954 Litunga Road
Livingstone, Zambia
Description: Youth meeting.
Number of Events: 4

Bwalo Global Development Trust

Where: Plot 1304 Chila Road Kafue Town
Kafue, Zambia
Description: Proposed event will use the Public address system mounted on a mobile vehicle and will also distribute flyers.
Number of Events: 10