Your Brain on Drugs PSA (1987)

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I am fascinated by PSAs. Do they change anything? Is someone watching TV at home thinking, “you know, I never thought of it that way,” just a moment before he or she jumps into action planting a tree, flushing drugs down the toilet, preventing a forest fire, sitting down a sugary snack and replacing it with a healthy one, etc.

Well, the answer as to whether they change anything is undoubtedly yes. We all know that America famously ended its drug abuse problems with a series of PSAs in the late 1980s.

I think of the one below, frequently, as I make breakfast.

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