When faced with choices that may impact your health and the lives of those you love, it’s important to remember that there are options and resources to help you make healthy decisions.
You are lucky—you have choices and can learn how to avoid risky situations, break unhealthy habits, and protect yourself and the lives of those you love. You can also learn to prepare yourself against natural disasters and catastrophic events.
You all know that cigarette smoking can cause cancer in smokers and in those who breathe in the air around them. You also hear stories of how substance abuse can destroy a person's life—whether it leads to the loss of a job, marriage, or even an innocent life.