Drug Prevention PSA/Billboard Contest for Teens

Posted on March 29, 2017

Safe Communities YOUth Coalition Presents PSA/Billboard Drug Prevention Contest

The Safe Communities YOUth Coalition is currently hosting a PSA/Billboard Drug Prevention Contest.   Somerset County students in grades 9 through 12 are invited to enter by making a 30 second to 1 minute video or by creating a billboard image. Entries should focus on one of two topics: 1) Preventing underage drinking or 2) Preventing prescription drug abuse.  Participants are encouraged to use the hashtags #21YET? or #POPPOSITIVITYNOTPILLS in their video or image. Entries are due no later than Friday, April 21, 2017 at 11:59 pm.

One PSA winner and one billboard winner will be selected. Each winner will receive a prize of $200 and the winning entries will be featured on Safe Communities communications throughout Somerset County.  To submit an entry, please complete the online entry form at http://tinyurl.com/sccpsa .  After submitting an entry form, please e-mail your video or picture to Manny Kyei at many@empowersomerset.com.  Any questions? Feel free to contact Manny at his e-mail address or by phone: 908-722-4900. Create a message that will stand out and make a positive difference for your chance to win!

About the Safe Communities Coalition

The Safe Communities Coalition of Somerset County meets every third Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:00 am at Raritan Valley Community College. Anyone interested in helping to reduce and prevent substance abuse in Somerset County is welcomed to attend.  The goal of the Safe Communities Coalition is to foster a safe and healthy community by eliminating drug use, underage drinking and prescription drug abuse.  Anyone wishing to join should contact Jerri Collevechio at (908) 782-3909 or jcollevechio@hunterdonprevention.com. For more information, visit www.safecoalition.org.

The Safe Communities YOUth Coalition is the youth sector of the Coalition and is comprised of middle and high school students from Somerset County.  For more information on how to get involved in the Somerset County Safe Communities YOUth Coalition contact Manny at (908) 722-4900 or Manny@empowersomerset.com

Source: Safe Communities YOUth Coalition