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Safe and Sober is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that develops and distributes educational content designed to prevent substance misuse.

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The Bottom Line

Substance misuse is a problem. Safe and Sober delivers solutions.


Since 2005, our program has reached hundreds of thousands of students around the country.  

We have created an extensive resource toolkit for students, parents, and educators. Our topics address substance misuse in all its forms, but also the complex issues that cause it.

How we do it

SAFE AND SOBER PROGRAM COMPONENTS

Our program helps prevent your students from becoming statistics. Our free resources include:


  • Videos, activities and discussion guides
  • Virtual or printed student pledge cards
  • Program signage downloads
  • Online program materials & resources
  • Age-appropriate, evidence-based materials
  • New videos & content every year
  • Incentive prizes for top-performing schools

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The Signature Safe and Sober Program
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Underage Drinking

8 MYTHS ABOUT UNDERAGE DRINKING, BUSTED

It's not safe, no matter how you spin it.

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Mental Health

WOULD YOU RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS OF DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY?

Many teens are still struggling with emotional challenges as the world moves on from COVID-19. Our featured guest contributor breaks down some of the warning signs.

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Mental Health

COVID-19 AND THE YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS: WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW

Middle and high school students have been in the center of a mental health crisis for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic brought the situation into sharp focus.

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2021 Safe and Sober PSA

Watch the 2021 Safe and Sober PSA

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Prescriptions / Opioids

OPIOIDS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Opioid prescriptions are often misused. Safety is a top priority.

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Vaping / Nicotine

THE DANGERS OF TEEN VAPING: THIS FREE GUIDE EXPLAINS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

A new generation of nicotine addicts have easy access to vaping, and they don't know the risks.

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Mental Health

A PARENT’S GUIDE TO DEPRESSION IN TEENAGERS

Start the conversation about mental health with your teen.

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Impaired Driving

Don't Throw it Away

The decision to drink and drive can impact your future and put lives in danger. Choose to say no.

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Drug Use

Choose to be Safe and Sober

For your family. For your friends. For your future. For you.

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6,048

pledges made by safe and sober students across the country

2020-2021 Stats

Despite the educational challenges of the pandemic, there were nearly 300 active Safe and Sober schools last year, educating a total population of 93,248 students.


These students learned the dangers of underage drinking, impaired driving, illegal substances, opioid and prescription misuse, vaping, and more. Students each have the opportunity to take the Safe and Sober Pledge after they participate in the program. 

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Get involved with us to help prevent substance misuse in our schools and communities.  

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