If you’re old enough to read this, the odds are extremely high that someone is going to offer you alcohol or drugs. They probably already have. The stats pretty much prove that.

But if you’re here, the odds are also high that you might be looking for a way to say no. Or a way to say that you need help. We can help with both of those things.

The best way to stay clean is to stay connected. Be proud of your culture and get involved. Let other people know My Culture Is My Substance.

We’re putting together a whole line-up of classes and events for Native teens and young people to start to understand their history and culture. Check them out here – and while you’re there, submit your ideas for things you’d like to learn about or do.

If you are already using drugs or alcohol and need free, confidential help, it’s available now.