Welcome to UMatter

Only you can make the decision not to use tobacco, alcohol or drugs. This Web site is designed to give you the facts about tobacco, alcohol and drug use in Columbia. It will also provide you with resources to find factual information about the effects of alcohol and drugs, real stories from teenagers like yourself and answer any questions you might have.

Recent Posts:

Standing up to bullying

It’s on the tip of your tongue and at the forefront of current conversations in our schools. How does one begin to define and stop bullying?

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SHERIFF’S TIPS: The ABC’s of teen dating violence

Anyone can be a victim of dating violence. Teens who are wealthy or not, religious or not, straight or not. The race or ethnic background of a person makes no difference. Anyone can be a victim. Anyone can be an abuser.

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This 17-Year-Old With Dyslexia Says Being Bullied Pushed Him to Become a Millionaire

A dyslexic entrepreneur who was bullied in school as a child for his learning disability is on his way to becoming a millionaire by the time he turns 20.

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