Performance Enhancement

 

Bylaw 503.I. Steroid Prohibition:

As a condition of membership, all schools shall adopt policies prohibiting the use and abuse of androgenic/anabolic steroids. All member schools shall have participating students and their parent(s)/guardian(s)/caregiver agree that the athlete will not use steroids without the written prescription of a fully licensed physician (as recognized by the AMA) to treat a medical condition.

CIF Steroids Policy Form Example

CIF Physical Forms

What to do if you suspect drug use

  • Remember you are not alone, there is plenty of help.
  • Document the specific behaviors/signs that have made you suspect use.
  • Talk with the person about your specific concerns.
  • Listen to the person.
  • Let the person know of your expectations.
  • Let the person know you are willing to help them meet these expectations.
  • Hold the person and yourself accountable, follow through and don't enable sickness.

Information on Steroids

Taylor Hooton's parents discuss the effect that steroid use had on their son 

National Institute on Drug Abuse - A great resource to find information about physical and psychological effects of anabolic steroid use

Taylor Hooton Foundation - The foundation's primary objective is to raise awareness among the general population about the dangers of steroid abuse