Navigating adolescence is hard; the challenges that girls and boys face as they transition from childhood
to adulthood are unique. Luckily, we know how to help make it a little easier.
We believe that addressing the diverse needs of youth and adolescents is critical to our objectives as NOFAD to create leaders, end poverty and promote equality.
Early use of drugs increases a person’s chances of developing addiction. Remember, drugs change brains—and this can lead to addiction and other
serious problems. So, preventing early use of drugs or alcohol may go a long way in reducing these risks.