Youth Safety First

Youth Safety First – Lock It Up” Campaign Messages



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A. Lock It Up! Firearms and Suicide (click to open audio in your computer's media player).  Suicide is the number 2 cause of death for kids over 14 in Wisconsin.  Firearms are the most common method of suicide by youth of all ages in Wisconsin.  Hand gun owners keep your  guns on lock down, out of the path and reach of your children.  When it comes to youth, their safety comes first.

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B. Lock It Up! Prescription Drug Abuse in Youth (click to open audio in your computer's media player).  Drug Dealers are not the only suppliers of drugs to our youth.  In Wisconsin, 5 % of kids 12 – 18 used painkillers for non-medicinal purposes. For 18 to 25 year olds the rate is 12%.  Clean out your unused prescription and over the counter drugs and lock your medicine cabinet.  When it comes to youth, their safety comes first.

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C. Lock It Up! Underage Drinking (click to open audio in your computer's media player).  Wisconsin leads the nation in underage drinking, 34.5% of Wisconsin teens have used alcohol. That’s nearly two out of five. Where do they get it? Friends? Fake IDS? Or is it accessible in your home? If you have alcohol in your home, lock it up. When it comes to youth, their safety comes first.  So Lock it up.

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