Drug-related fatalities are now the #1 killer of Americans under the age of 50. There are many risk factors of substance use disorders. Two of the biggest are mental health and physical inactivity.
of addiction begins before the age of 18, often with drugs found in the home.
Americans lost their lives to drug overdose in 2016. Nearly 10x as many as were lost in the Iraq, and Afghanistan Wars combined.
of high school students do not get the recommended amount of physical activity, and inactivity can be linked to risk factors of substance abuse.
THE IMPACT OF YOUR DONATION
Your donation will be used to implement Live Purple’s community-based strategies. Long-term we aim to fund studies, subsidize gym memberships, and create national campaigns. Contact us at [email protected] if you would like to sponsor a specific program or event.
We partner with organizations like The Herren Project raising awareness of the epidemic and educating communities on the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.
Team K-12 is our partner to support athletic education in public schools - getting more kids active and educated on health and wellness.
We disribute Home Safety Kits which include environmentally friendly Deterra® Drug Deactivation System, educational materials, and Live Purple store items.
We host events with schools, local businesses, gyms, fitness instructors, and sports steams to unite and build healthy communities.
GET INVOLVED IN YOUR CITY
“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” -Ghandi
If we’re not in your city, bring Live Purple events to you.
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