Despite what much of media tells us, teens make awesome choices every day! But, rising above is not always an easy thing. With all of life’s challenges, navigating unexpected turns can be really hard and staying on point with one’s purpose gets harder and harder.
Maintaining the strength and awareness of all the potential that life holds for each of us requires great skill and support. That is why we have created a “toolbox” section of this site, called How To Rise Above. Some pages share skills we’ve tested out to handle challenges we’ve experienced and others are about skills we use to cultivate strength and possibility every day. To sharpen your tools to Rise Above, EXPLORE HERE
Rise Above Colorado is a drug abuse prevention organization that measurably impacts teen perceptions and attitudes about the risks of substance abuse to help youth make empowered, healthy choices.
at Rise Above Colorado is to empower teens to lead a life free of drug abuse.
EMPOWERING TEENS TO LIVE A LIFE FREE OF DRUG ABUSE
RISE ABOVE COLORADO IS A STATEWIDE ORGANIZATION
Rise Above Colorado will take a leadership role in public awareness and outreach campaigns to reduce teen substance abuse using its established infrastructure and existing community partnerships established through the work of the Colorado Meth Project.
RISE ABOVE COLORADO YOUTH SURVEY ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Despite legalization of marijuana, Rise Above Colorado survey finds teen drug use stable. Research shows Colorado teens have increased access to drugs and alcohol; making substance use prevention education a priority.