As an athlete, I agree to abide by all rules regarding the use of
drugs. I understand that drug addiction is a disease and, even though it may
be treatable, it has serious physical and emotional effects -- effects
that would hurt me, my family, my team, and my school. Given the
serious dangers of drug use, I accept and pledge to follow all rules and laws
established by my school, team, and community regarding the use of
drugs. These include the rules listed in my school's student and athletic
handbooks and any other rules established by my coach.
To demonstrate my support, I pledge to:
- Support my fellow students by setting an example and
abstaining from the use of illegal drugs.
- Avoid enabling any of my fellow students or
teammates who use these substances. I will not cover up or lie for
them if any rules are broken. I will hold my fellow students
and teammates fully responsible and accountable for
- Seek information and assistance in dealing with my own
or other students' problems relating to drugs.
- Be honest and open with my parents or guardians about
my feelings and problems.
- Be honest and open with my coach and other school
or community personnel.
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