SAFE Summer: Tipsheet for Teens & Young Adults

As the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic shifts into a new mode in Washington State and the mask mandates are lifted, there may be a significant desire to “blow off steam,” to relax, and have a good time over the spring and summer months. Engaging in risk-taking and impulsive behavior tends to increase in the late spring and summer months due to warmer weather, more hours of daylight, a break from school or classes, and more free time than during the school year. This document provides tips for teens and young adults that can be used to reduce harm and staying safe while still having a good time.

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