Thurston County Narcotics Task Force

Thinking about Using Drugs?  Please Think Again!

To try or not to try drugs is a big choice these days for young people like yourself, especiallySee what ten years of meth use can do to your life. when most people who end up with drug related problems only intended to "try it just once".  And it isn't just about being intelligent or being dumb.  If you were dumb, you wouldn't be reading this Web page. And there are lots of intelligent people who have ended up being enslaved by a drug habit. It's about being aware of the dangers and the risks, and what the wrong choice can do to you for the rest of your life. After all, when all is said and done, only you can make the choice for yourself.

List below are links to resources and information that we hope will help you to see that there is good reason to think long and hard about such a decision:

Alcohol and Other Drug Information for Teens

Just Think Twice - Think it can't happen to you?

MCI - The Anti-Meth Site - Sites and Links Against Methamphetamine.

Meth for Kids - Thurston County Meth Monster site; articles and information for young people.

National Institute on Drug Abuse - The science of drug abuse and addiction.

National Institute on Drug Abuse - Information for students and young adults.

Partnership for a Drug Free America - Staying above the influence.

University of Hawaii - Drug Information for Teens.

US Food and Drug Administration - Health Information for Teens.

The Thurston County Narcotics Task Force is a multi-jurisdictional partnership between the Lacey Police Department, the Olympia Police Department, the Tumwater Police Department, the Thurston County Sheriff's Office, the Thurston County Prosecutor's Office, the Washington State Patrol, and the Washington State National Guard.