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User's Guide
Tools You Can Use

Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Use these 10-, 15-, and 30-second PSAs as-is or adapt them for targeted programs. Be sure to insert contact information regardless of how you use them.

10-Second

  • The drinking, drugging – the hassle – the numbness – being behind on everything – no more. Recovery Opens Doors! Visit [your organization’s website and/or social media connection] to learn how you can change your life.
  • YES-BUT I’m not gonna have fun if I don’t drink and drug. YES-BUT I don’t have time. No more YES-BUTS – Recovery Opens Doors! Visit [your organization’s website and/or social media connection] to learn more.
  • RECOVERY – it’s more than a label. It’s a way of life defined by a commitment to health, wellness, joy, and hard work. Recovery Opens Doors! Visit [your organization’s website and/or social media connection] to learn more.

15-Second

  • Drugging, drinking, feeling bad about myself, feeling lost – no more. I choose Recovery - giving me infinite room for joy, school, work AND play. It’s hard work, but it’s worth it! Recovery Opens Doors! To learn more, visit [your organization’s website and/or social media connection].
  • New in school? Want to live without drinking and drugging? Want to live in a place that's alcohol and drug-free? Want to eat healthy, live healthy, be healthy? Contact [your organization’s website and/or social media connection] to learn about substance-free dorms, alcohol-free events, and more.
  • Life is good – no alcohol, no drugging, just enjoying life and all that it has to offer. Choose recovery – it opens doors to Infinite Possibilities. To learn more, contact [your organization’s website and/or social media connection].

30-Second

  • HELP! Not sure where to turn – too much studying, too much stress, too much of everything that's new. And there’s that drinking thing – everyone seems to be doing it – I can’t and won’t. Slow down – that’s the answer – stop the runaway train so I can get off! Recovery Opens Doors! Learn how you can get off at the “next station” by visiting [your organization’s website and/or social media connection].
  • Hmm…Let me weigh my options – Drinking, Drugging, and Feeling Out-of-It or Being on Top, Feeling in Control, Having Fun, Owning my Life. It’s a no-brainer. Recovery Opens Doors, and I’m walking through. Join me along with thousands of others! To learn more, contact [your organization’s website and/or social media connection].
  • So you transferred? You’re new on campus? We’ve all been there – you know – feeling low, out-of-control, maybe a little homesick, wanting to feel accepted, trying to stay sober and not succumb to the pressure – man it’s hard! Need help coping with campus life? [Your organization’s website and/or social media connection] can help. Our door is always open!

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