Learn more about the mission and strategies of MAST: McIntosh Advocating for a Substance-free Tomorrow.
Explore resources for both parents and youth tailored to help prevent underage substance abuse in your home and community.
Get The Facts
Get the facts on alcohol, vaping, tobacco, marijuana and prescription drugs including risks, local data, and myths vs. facts.
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The mission of MAST (McIntosh Advocating for a Substance free Tomorrow) is to provide education and information regarding the harmful effects of alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs in youth ages 9-20, with a goal to prevent substance abuse in McIntosh County’s youth.
Get The Facts
How does alcohol affect your body and brain? Why is underage drinking so dangerous? What are the long term consequences? Get these facts and more!
Tobacco is the leading cause of death in the United States and harms nearly every organ in your body. Learn why most kids are saying NO to tobacco.
Don’t fall for the endless tactics. Vaping is just as addictive as smoking and does serious damage to your body. Get the truth about vaping here.
17% of teens who use marijuana become addicted, and it’s especially harmful for growing brains. Learn more about the real risks of marijuana use here.
When prescription drugs are taken without a doctor’s guidance, they can cause serious physical and mental health problems. Get the facts on prescription drugs.
Browse all resources
Check out our collection of resources tailored to help you and your family to prevent underage substance abuse.
Talk To Your Child About Alcohol
A guide for parents of young people aged 10-14 with tips and suggestions for how to talk to your child about alcohol.
"Talk. They Hear You." Campaign Resources
Resources to help parents start talking with their children early about the dangers of alcohol and other drugs.
ABOVE THE INFLUENCE
Above the Influence Website
A popular website for youth aimed to help them to stand up to negative influences.
Underage Drinking: Myths vs Facts PDF
Get the truth about alcohol and dispel common myths with this fact sheet from SAMHSA.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 1st | 4:30 PM
National Night Out 2023
AUGUST 3, 2023
McIntosh County Schools
Take the Pledge
Join countless other students in taking the pledge to live substance-free!