Press releases

COLO. YOUTH SUBSTANCE USE SURVEY OFFERS HOPE – AND FRESH CONCERNS – AMID CHANGING LANDSCAPE
Survey results highlight teen confusion around vaping, which is linked to drug and alcohol use

DESPITE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA, RISE ABOVE COLORADO SURVEY FINDS TEEN DRUG USE STABLE, THOUGH TEENS ARE USING AT MUCH YOUNGER AGES
Research shows Colorado teens have increased access to drugs and alcohol; making substance use prevention education a priority

ASPIRING COLORADO FILMMAKERS WIN NATIONAL COMMERCIAL CONTEST WITH GRIPPING COMMERCIAL ABOUT DANGERS OF METH
Sept 26, 2016 - Winners from Fort Collins, Colorado receive grand prize of $20,000 and raise awareness of dangers of meth during National Meth Awareness Week

RISE ABOVE COLORADO HOSTS DENVER EVENT TO CELEBRATE SUCCESS OF #IRISEABOVE, A STATEWIDE DRUG AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
June 3, 2015 - Twelve-city public art and digital media campaign engages and educates more than 5,000 teens from around the state and creates largest teen-created mural in Colorado

COLORADO METH PROJECT PARTICIPATES IN METH AWARENESS WEEK KICKING OFF ON NOVEMBER 30
Nov 26, 2014 - By Hosting Educational Event and Reaching out to Teens with Digital Media Campaign Colorado Meth Project Inspires Teens to Take Action

RISE ABOVE COLORADO LAUNCHES POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CAMPAIGN, #IRISEABOVE, AT 2ND ANNUAL COLORADO 9TO25 YOUTH SUMMIT
Oct 25, 2014 - Summit brings together Colorado teens and youth serving organizations to raise the profile and potential of youth leaders across the state; New Rise Above Colorado campaign aims to positively impact and engage teens

TEENS NAMED TO 2014-2015 RISE ABOVE COLORADO TEEN ACTION COUNCIL
June 23, 2014 - Representing the Geographic and Personal Diversity of Colorado, Rise Above Colorado Teen Action Council Extends Drug Prevention Messages Among Peers

COLORADO METH PROJECT LAUNCHES RISE ABOVE COLORADO TO PREVENT DRUG ABUSE AMONG COLORADO TEENS
Jan 15, 2014 - Rise Above Colorado Press Release

COLORADO METH PROJECT LAUNCHES ENHANCEMENTS TO ITS METH PREVENTION LESSON FOR USE IN COLORADO SCHOOLS
Sep 10, 2013 - Rise Above Colorado Press Release

News Articles

Rise Above mural blends natural beauty of Craig with message of recovery, strength
July 12, 2019 - Craig Press

Talking with "Rise Above Colorado" about tobacco use in the state
January 31, 2019 - The Fence Post

CSU launches opioid abuse prevention project for rural Colorado
November 29, 2018 - The Fence Post

Parents Encouraged To Talk To Kids' Doctors About Opioid Alternatives
May 24, 2018 - The Fix

Pledging to punish the “poison pushers” in Colorado, a new partnership forms to fight heroin
April 17, 2018 - Denver Post

Your Comprehensive Guide to the Opioid Epidemic — and What You Can Do About It
April 12, 2018 - Partnership for Drug Free Kids

A Message from our Teen Action Council
December 1, 2015 - Isaac Colby

Prescription drug abuse and misuse is the fastest growing drug problem in Colorado
May 18, 2014 - 9 News NBC

The Latest High Lurking In Your Home
January 31, 2014 - Colorado Parent

Campaign to combat teen prescription drug abuse
January 16, 2014 - The Gazette

Colorado Program to Fight Teen Drug Misuse Launches
January 15, 2014 - 5280

New Colorado Program Aimed At Teen Prescription Drug Abuse
January 15, 2014 - CBS-Denver

Group plans to help teens with prescription drug abuse
January 15, 2014 - FOX31

New Colo. program aimed at teen RX abuse
January 15, 2014 - 9 News NBC

Group plans to help teens with prescription drug abuse
January 15, 2014 - CW2

Jóvenes en Colorado abusan de medicamentos recetados
January 15, 2014 - Univision

New Colorado campaign targets teen prescription drug abuse
January 14, 2014 - The Denver Post