Nationwide Red Ribbon Campaign was organized by the National Family Partnership.
Since then the Red Ribbon has touched the lives of millions of people around the world. In response to the murder of DEA Agent Enrique Camarena, angered parents and youth in communities across the country began wearing Red Ribbons as a symbol of their engagement to raise awareness of the crime and damage caused by drugs especially in America.
In 1988, NFP sponsored the first National Red Ribbon Week celebration. Today, the Red Ribbon serves as a catalyst to gather communities to teach youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities.
The red ribbon week are not conducted in so many educational institutes that is the main caused of increasing number of a drug addict. The teacher must develop skills in the student so that they can evaluate the negative factor and hence this skill make the student say NO to bad habits. So that youth must be free from any kind of dangerous disease and focus on developing his country.
In Pakistan, students of Jinnah University For women take an initiative to provide awareness to the young generation specifically students cause in Pakistan the drug addiction is at an alarming stage and mostly 12 to 35 year old are drug addicted. So help the young generation by becoming part of the campaign that is possible by liking FB page name Drugs drag You Down link is given below