WEAR A BAND. TAKE A STAND.
Looking for a way to show your support for Project Purple? Wear A Band and Take A Stand with The Herren Project! Click on the link below to download your flyer and encourage your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers to join you. Place your Project Purple band order today and join The Herren Project as we Wear A Band. Take A Stand. Wear Purple · Show Support · Stand Together.
Please Note: For best results, print your flyer on a heavy paper stock. Just click on the flyer to download the file for printing.
“It Only Takes One Person To Stand Up To Make A Difference.” - Chris Herren
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.