Resist the Pressure to Experiment with or Use Drugs
Stand up to negative pressures by living Above the Influence. Take the quizzes and read the articles. The more aware you are of the influences around you, the better prepared you will be to face them, including the pressure to use drugs and alcohol.
Get Treatment for Drug Use or Addiction
For help quitting or reducing your use of drugs, set an appointment with your healthcare provider, or ask the adult responsible for your health care to set an appointment. If you or your family does not have health insurance, find free or low-cost substance abuse services by ZIP Code and type of service or reach the National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or online.
Get Help in a Physical Emergency
Call 911 if you are having any type of physical emergency, including an adverse reaction to drugs or overdosing (getting high) to a level that you are not in control.
Get Help in an Emotional Emergency
Call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or initiate a confidential online chat with a trained counselor if you are considering harming yourself for any reason, including your use of drugs to numb negative emotions or moods.