Help us fight the deadly stigma of addictive disorders in your city by raising awareness with your own poster design!
Heroin use more than doubled among young adults ages 18–25 in the past decade
45% of people who used heroin were also addicted to prescription opioid painkillers
More than 9 in 10 people who used heroin also used at least one other drug
Shame from addiction kills 47,000 people annually, and many of them die from the toxic, strangling shame that prevents their cries for help with their addictive disorders go unheard.
Help us raise awareness and fight the deadly stigma of addictive disorders in your city by creating your own poster to spread the message!
The winner receives $500, a framed poster, and their artwork featured on awareness-raising billboards in their city!
Draw, paint, photograph, or design your interpretation of the message Shame Kills
All submissions should in a JPG format and no larger than 1MB
Posters should be submitted in a 11 x 17 inch, landscape format
Email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 31, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. EST
Contest is open to all ages. The winning poster will be chosen by the Shame Kills advisory group
The winning poster could be used in print, digital or both.
The strength of your design will be in its slogan or message and its ability to translate across different mediums.
Examples include: billboards, phone poles, local business signage, bus stop signage, transportation advertising, online banner ads, website content, Facebook photos and posts, Pinterest, and other social networks.