Substance Misuse Facts & Resources

Information for Young People

  • Most youths in Chesterfield County do not use illegal drugs.  
  • The illegal use of any substance (not just designer drugs) can lead to serious physical, legal, and educational consequences. The harmful effects of designer drugs are particularly unpredictable.
  • If you are with someone who has used alcohol or other drugs and have any concern about their health or safety, call 911 immediately, followed by a call to a trusted adult.
  • If you are concerned about your own or someone else's substance use, please use available resources.