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UPC Youth Council members took part in a ceremony unveiling the first sign establishing Tobacco Free Play Zones in local parks. To get involved, click image.

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HALLOWEEN is coming. For parent tips on keeping teens safe and other information, click on image.

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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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Marijuana prevention is a key issue for the Unified Prevention Coalition. Click here for more information.

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

Drinking and Driving Survey

Calling Fairfax County 18- to 24-Year-Olds: We need your thoughts on drinking. Take a brief anonymous survey here. Your data will be used to help reduce alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes. Deadline: Nov. 15.

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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