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SECURE YOUR MEDICATIONS: UPC encourages families to lock up your medications with RXArmory, which can be purchased here through the coalition.

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Washington-Metro Teens Lauded for Their Fight Against Underage Drinking. UPC YOUTH COUNCIL WINS $1,000 GEICO AWARD. Read Press Release

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CONGRATULATIONS: Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova (center) congratulated UPC on its fine work to keep Fairfax County youth and young adults safe and drug free. Sara Freund, left, becomes UPC's new executive director July 1, succeeding Diane Eckert (right), who will remain with UPC as deputy executive director. View press release here.

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"Marijuana Harmless? Think Again" was a community forum presented by UPC March 27. Chris Leibowitz, above, shared his personal story, and local experts talked about the impact marijuana has on the developing teen brain, academics, mental wellness and more.

Prescription Drug: National Problem

Prescription drug abuse is a national problem affecting people of all ages and backgrounds. Teens and young adults are especially susceptible to prescription drug abuse. Read more

UPC Marijuana Survey

Please take this anonymous survey to help UPC gather information on our members' perspective on marijuana.

P.R.O.T.E.C.T. Against Substance Abuse

Middle school and high school students and their parents have the opportunity at "Protecting Against the Realities of Substance Abuse" programs to hear personal stories from families impacted by substance abuse and get the facts from county experts.
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UDETC Prodcast Protecting Our YouthView UDETC podcasts! The podcast series,A National Conversation on Protecting our Youth, reaches out to parents, youth, community leaders and others to raise awareness to underage drinking-related issues in local communities and reduce youth access to alcohol.