10 Anti-Drug PSAs From Your Childhood That You Talk About In Therapy

When former U.S. President Richard Nixon declared the war on drugs in the '70s, there were countless anti-drug PSAs that filled our television screens advising the youth to stay in school and to say no to drugs.During the '80s and '90s, hard drugs made their way into suburban neighborhoods and became a rampant issue in youth populations. All this fearmongering didn't stop everyone from saying yes to drugs, but it probably did scare the heck out of some people. When you look back now, you can't help but laugh at some of them. 10. Pee-wee Herman says crack


10 Times Celebrity PSAs Tried (And Failed) To Scare Us Straight

Television programming in the 80s and 90s were all gems. Children at the time learned a lot by watching TV so Public Service Announcements (PSAs) were a big deal. During an era without internet and social media, televised PSAs were very important in raising awareness for social issues relating to drug use, education, sex, etc. These announcements benefited from star power so they usually featured celebrities to get people's attention. I guess people listened to their favorite stars more than their family and friends?Here are 10 serious, bizarre and funny PSAs featuring some popular celebrities from the 80s and