WHAT'S YOUR ONE REASON?

Everybody has their reason why they choose not to drink. What's yours?

One Reason. Don’t let alcohol ruin yours.

75
of Hopkins 11th graders did not use alcohol in the past 30 days
81
of Hopkins 11th graders did not use marijuana in the past 30 days
92
of Hopkins 11th graders did not use tobacco in the past 30 days
56
of Hopkins 11th graders did not use alcohol in the past year
Source: 2016 Minnesota Student Survey

Our one reason is our friends.

Our one reason is our families.

Our one reason is that we want to stay sober for each other.

Our one reason is to not jeopardize our futures.

Our one reason is our health, families, and to not risk our lives.

Our one reason is sports!

Our one reason is rugby, family, and college! There's a lot to live for!

Our one reason is LAX!

Our one reason is to have control of our lives.

Our one reason is to make our parents proud.

Our one reason is our futures.

Our one reason is that our futures are more important.

Click here to see more reasons.

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Because the teen brain is still developing, alcohol is particularly harmful to teens and can have lifelong effects.

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The earlier a teen begins using alcohol, the more likely they are to be dependent on alcohol later in life.

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Youth who drink alcohol are more likely to experience unwanted, unplanned, and unprotected sexual activity.

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Youth who drink alcohol are more likely to experience alcohol-related car crashes and other unintentional injuries.

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Alcohol is the most commonly used and abused substance among youth in the United States.

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Teens often think many more of their peers drink alcohol than actually do.

The One Reason Campaign is funded by a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division.