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 kids about drugs. Let them know that alcohol and drug use will not be tolerated.
Work with the PTSA To Plan a School-Wide Red Ribbon Rally.
Enter theRed Ribbon Photo Contestfor a chance to win an iPad for you and your family - and $1,000 for your child's school.
Encourage your kids and other students to take a stab at creating the2024 National Red Ribbon Theme. Gain national recognition and $500 of Red Ribbon theme merchandise for your child's school. This year’s theme is “Be Kind To Your Mind. Live Drug Free.™” submitted by Danielle Helm, a Youth Service Coordinator from Russell County Middle School in Russell Springs, Kentucky.
Use oursocial media tipsto post Red Ribbon Week messages on your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.
WatchNatural High’sfree celebrity drug prevention videos with your child and use their discussion questions to have a conversation with them about drugs and alcohol.
Secure and take inventory of your medicine cabinet to prevent prescription drug abuse.
Write an article about the importance of Red Ribbon Week in your school's Parent Newsletter.
Contact a local governmental official about declaring October 23rd-31st Red Ribbon Week in your community.
Work with your teachers to plan fun celebration days during Red Ribbon Week, such as Wear Red Day, Put A Cap On Drugs (Hat Day), Put A Sock On Drugs Day, Be On A Drug Free Team Day (Wear Your Favorite Team Gear), Shade Out Drugs Day (Wear Sunglasses), etc. Encourage your friends to participate.