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National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week®

Connecting students with science-based facts about drugs and alcohol. That is the goal for National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week® to be held January 22-27, 2019.

Did you know? A 2017 survey found 14% of students reported the use of non-prescription opioids. Another 2017 survey of teens revealed that daily marijuana use has become more popular than daily cigarette smoking.

For resources and information about this event, see

This event helps connect teens with what science has discovered and taught us about drug use and addiction.


About Karen Blakeslee

The Rapid Response Center was formed in 1995 as a resource for Kansas State University Research & Extension Agents. Resource topics included Food Science, Human Nutrition, Food Service, Textiles, Home Care and other consumer topics. Since that time, the Center has grown to be of valuable assistance to Kansas State University Extension Specialists in those areas.

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