Aqua Wash Goes Purple
This month, Delaware is going purple in an effort to promote substance abuse awareness. #DEGoesPurple is a month-long campaign to bring awareness to and help end substance abuse in the state. Aqua Wash is proud to support Delaware Goes Purple as we stand against substance abuse.
Did You Know?
Prescription painkillers are in the same class of drugs as heroin
Sharing prescription painkillers is illegal and just like selling drugs
The Good Samaritan Law protects those who help with an overdose situation
Prescription painkillers are killing more people than car accidents and homicides combined
4 out of 5 who use heroin started with recreational use of prescription drugs
Substance use in teens with depression is a risk factor for suicide
The most common drugs involved in overdose deaths include Methadone, OxyContin & Vicodin
Adolescents are about 2.5 times more likely to use drugs if a parent uses alcohol or other drugs
Together We Can Make A Difference
Show your support for cleaning up Delaware by visiting Delaware Goes Purple and seeing how you can make a difference in your local community. The greatest challenge of people seeking help is the negative stigma that surrounds drug abuse. Sadly, many people feel too ashamed to ask for the help they need. By raising awareness, we can help break down barriers preventing those in need from getting the support they need.
Help spread the word and raise awareness for Delaware’s drug abuse by using the hashtag #DEGoesPurple on your favorite social media channels. It doesn’t matter if you, a loved one, or someone you know has struggled with drug abuse, join the effort to help end Delaware’s drug epidemic.