Wearing Purple is an important step in supporting the THP Project Purple Initiative! Prior to launching your local initiative, please be sure you have the permission of your school administration or the community group leadership.
LIMITED TIME ONLY!
THP PROJECT PURPLE INITIATIVE GOES GREEN FOR ST. PATTY’s DAY!
Show your Purple Spirit this St. Patty’s Day in this LIMITED EDITION Green Hoody featuring the THP Project Purple Initiative Logo and a Shamrock on the sleeve! Available in sizes Adult S – 3XL (S, XL & 2xl Sold Out)
1 person dies every 19 minutes from drug overdose in the United States.
1 in 6 teens has used a prescription drug in order to get high or change their mood.
The estimated annual direct cost to our society resulting from substance abuse is more than 250 billion dollars.
32.9% of people needing treatment do not receive treatment due to lack of health coverage and cost of rehabilitation programs.
20.5 million people age 12 or older need treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol use problem but do not receive treatment.
7.5 million children under age 18 live with a parent with an alcohol disorder.
90% of addictions get their start in the teenage years.
On an average day in 2008, 4,365 Adolescents used an illicit drug for the first time.
In the US in 2008, almost 1/3 of adolescents aged 12 to 17 drank alcohol in the past year.