Here are some ideas to make this year's Red Ribbon Week celebration the best yet!
Use Red Ribbon Week as an opportunity to continue talking to your staff, patients and members of your community about the dangers of underage drinking and drug use.
Sponsor a local school or school system with Red Ribbon Theme Merchandise.
Encourage staff, clients and members of the community to enter theRed Ribbon Photo Contestfor a chance to win an iPad for themselves - and $1,000 for their child's K-12 school.
Use oursocial media tipsto post Red Ribbon Week messages on your Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Talk to your staff, clients and members of the community about securing and taking inventory of their medicine cabinet to prevent prescription drug abuse.
Tell staff, clients and members of the community to take a stab at creating the2023 National Red Ribbon Theme. Winners will gain national recognition and $500 of Red Ribbon theme merchandise for their school. This year's theme was created by Emily King, Chelsea Abbott, and Celise Wicker, 7th graders at Wayland-Cohocton Middle School in Wayland, New York.
Access Natural High’s free celebrity drug prevention videos and download their research-based curriculum to guide discussions.
Write "Celebrating Red Ribbon Week" on your email signature.
Incorporate Red Ribbon Week into your newsletters.
Raise money for a local prevention organization with a Red Ribbon Week walk-a-thon.