During this hour-long broadcast, learn about the health effects of steroids and hear how the pressure to win influences choices people make. See what the DEA, legislators, sports leagues, coaches, and schools are doing about performance-enhancing drugs. Hear how communities are trying to educate people in their areas. Find out how their experiences can help you and your local coalition spread the word.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn who is using steroids and why
  • Learn about the dangerous health effects steroids cause
  • Hear how two programs targeted to high school athletes teach them about the dangers of steroids and how you can get involved
  • Find out what one coalition is doing about the problem in their area

Originally Aired: March 16, 2006

Hosts & Panelists

Mary Elizabeth Larson

(Host) Vice President, Communications and Membership, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)

Stan Rhoads

(Host) MCTFT

Dr. Esther Moe

Assistant Professor, Oregon Health and Science University; co-investigator and project manager of the ATLAS and ATHENA programs since 1993.

Dorris Carroll

Palm Beach County Substance Abuse Coalition

Shannon Argetsinger

Drug Enforcement Administration, CADCA’s DEA Agent of the Year award winner, Drug Demand Reduction Coordinator in Columbia, SC since 2003

Donald Hooton

Director, Chairman, and President, The Taylor Hooton Foundation for Fighting Steroid Abuse