Addictions Awareness Week


National Addictions Awareness Week

National Addictions Awareness Week was November 22-28, 2020. To recognize the week, Sun West organized as number of activities and resources. The video below talks about National Addictions Awareness Week including an awesome T-shirt contest that is continuing until December 11, 2020.


Click here to go to the Addictions Educator page


#ChangeBeginsWithMe T-Shirt Contest

Click here for larger PDF version of poster

As part of Addictions Awareness Week, Sun West is holding a t-shirt design contest for all grades 7-12 students.

Designs must incorporate the National Addictions Week theme #ChangeBeginsWithMe.

Designs are limited to four colours

Designs are to be submitted on 8.5 X 11 inches paper

There are two categories. Grades 7-9 and Grades 10-12.

Designs are to be submitted to your school office and must include your name and grade

Deadline for entry: December 11, 2020.

The winner in each category receives a t-shirt featuring their own design and a gift card of their choice

The winning entries will be selected by a team of Sun West staff members

Know the Facts

As part of Addictions Awareness Week, Sun West has prepared infographic/posters on three major gateway drugs. These are alcohol, marijuana and vaping. Click on the links below to view and download these in a PDF format.