We are replacing the disastrous war on drugs with policies rooted in evidence, compassion and human rights. Our 5,000 student members mobilize from 300 schools around the globe to make change from the campus to the UN because the war on drugs is a war on us.

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From Hawaii to Maine and from Alaska to Georgia, you will find a chapter nearby. From 300 campuses in 13 countries, SSDP members mobilize to end the drug war.

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Since 1998, SSDP’s students have led a powerful grassroots movement to end the Drug War and begin a new era that sensibly and humanely tackles one of society’s most complex issues.

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Global Drug Policy Reform

We ensure active and meaningful youth participation of youth and youth-related organizations in the development, implementation and evaluation of drug policies and programs.

Campus Change

We reform campus drug policies to replace detrimental punishment with supportive, life-saving responses to complex situations.

Harm Reduction Action

We expand harm reduction in our communities through campus action and partnerships with harm reduction service providers.

Just Say Know

We deliver evidence based peer-to-peer drug education that empowers young people to navigate the complex choices regarding drugs and drug use.

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We are passionate about our causes. Click below to read our recent blogs.

We should empower an industry that helps people with addiction

Written by Eitan Scher, chapter leader of Rutgers University ...

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SSDP Just Say Know: Tailoring our program for middle and high school youth

Several months ago, we announced that we hired James Gould ...

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Yale SSDP Co-Hosts CT Gubernatorial Debate

The first statewide gubernatorial debate in Connecticut was ...

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