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Miami Volunteers Raising Awareness of the Dangers of Drugs

Miami Volunteers Raising Awareness of the Dangers of Drugs

Drug abuse knows no borders. And the destruction it causes to individuals, families, even cultures, knows no bounds. Dedicated to providing youth with the tools they need to make sane decisions about their own future on this very important issue,…

Volunteers Help School Safety Officers Get Through to Kids

Volunteers Help School Safety Officers Get Through to Kids

With Washington State kids growing up in the midst of a pervasive state-wide drug abuse epidemic, volunteers from the Seattle chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World attended the annual Washington School Safety Organization Conference in Leavenworth, Washington, to ensure officers have the drug…

Retired Officer and Wife Expose the Truth

Retired Officer and Wife Expose the Truth

"What did you think? Did you like it?" a Scout leader asked a troop member after a Truth About Drugs presentation. "I hated it!" he replied. Anne Bianco, standing nearby, was horrified. She and her husband had just delivered the…

Youth Drug Use: What Subtle Signs Should Parents Be Looking For

Youth Drug Use: What Subtle Signs Should Parents Be Looking For

Parents who know how to detect whether or not their children are using drugs are in a much better position to step in before it becomes a serious problem. Since most teenage drug-users want to keep it a secret, it is not always…

Is the Latest Medical Assisted Treatment Drug a Cure or Just More of the Problem?

Is the Latest Medical Assisted Treatment Drug a Cure or Just More of the Problem?

Anyone considering a MAT, or Medical Assisted Treatment addiction program, for themselves or a loved one, should consider the possible consequences. Is the drug used in this paradigm safe? And how about the drug’s long-term effects? These are important questions to…

Beware of the Dangerous New Drug Being Abused by Youth

Beware of the Dangerous New Drug Being Abused by Youth

Most parents are familiar with the tendency of youth to start using alcohol or marijuana. But few would suspect their teenage children of abusing an anti-anxiety drug whose generic name is alprazolam.  It has long been common for those abusing opioids…

Drug-Free World Africa Launches #SportsAgainstDrugs Campaign

Drug-Free World Africa Launches #SportsAgainstDrugs Campaign

Over the past few years, Drug-Free World Africa has been educating soccer and basketball teams, golfers and other athletes on the harmful effects of drugs, and activating them to use their influence to help youth decide to get into sports, not drugs.…

Former Addict is Leading the Campaign to Save Lives

Former Addict is Leading the Campaign to Save Lives

When South African Carmen Margro found the Truth About Drugs online, her first thought was “We could be saving so many lives.” CEO and founder of HOPE Online Forum for Abused Women and Children, Margro worked daily with victims of…

Promoting Prevention at Annual Recovery Day Festival

Promoting Prevention at Annual Recovery Day Festival

Volunteers distributed more than a thousand Truth About Drugs educational booklets to youth, parents, teachers, counselors, community police and firefighters at the annual Recovery Day Festival in uptown New Westminster, British Columbia. Many of those receiving the booklets came back…

CEO of Ignite Hope Challenges Her Young Clients to Beat Her in Naperville Half Marathon on Oct. 22 to Win Scholarship Money

​​Running in a half marathon is not an unusual way to raise funding for a nonprofit, but founder and CEO of Ignite Hope, Kate Schneider, LPC, decided to get creative and use it to benefit and motivate young adults in…

Foundation for a Drug-Free World Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell

Foundation for a Drug-Free World Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell

In honor of National Recovery Month, NASDAQ selected Foundation for a Drug-Free World to ring the bell, signaling the opening of the stock market Sept. 15, 2017. A leading voice in global drug education and prevention, the Foundation for a…

DrugRehab101.com Announces Website Enhancements and Content Expansion

Drug and alcohol addiction threatens individuals and families everywhere. Understanding how and why addiction occurs can help a family or individual get help to overcome an addiction and return to a productive and healthy life. DrugRehab101.com was started several years…

Addiction Recovery Network Reviews the Fentanyl and Opioid Epidemic in Ontario

Addiction Recovery Network Reviews the Fentanyl and Opioid Epidemic in Ontario

No addict is immune to the recent opioid epidemic across Canada. It's affecting men and women of all ages, races, ethnic groups, and educational levels. "There is relief and recovery at Addiction Recovery Network (ARN) centres" says Dylan M., Director…

Bringing the Community Together to Tackle the Drug Crisis

Bringing the Community Together to Tackle the Drug Crisis

If every church, every community group, every concerned parent took action to educate youth on the truth about drugs, the drug epidemic would be a thing of the past. This is the concept behind the Truth About Drugs initiative used…

Community Outreach and Open House Target Prescription Drug Abuse

Community Outreach and Open House Target Prescription Drug Abuse

The Church of Scientology Sacramento organized a series of events for International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. They began with an information booth at the North Sacramento Multicultural…

Church of Scientology Hosts Drug Prevention Conference

Church of Scientology Hosts Drug Prevention Conference

​​​The Georgia Foundation for a Drug-Free World and the James Brown Youth Empowerment Organization teamed up on International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking June 26 to bring a vital message to the people of Atlanta. And not a moment…

This 4th of July, Drive Sober. Don't Be a Traffic Statistic

This 4th of July, Drive Sober. Don't Be a Traffic Statistic

Narconon urges Americans to make it safely through this holiday weekend by encouraging everyone to enforce this simple rule: Don't drive while drugged or drunk. According to Esurance and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, "Fourth of July is the worst day…

5 Actions That Can Save Lives From Opioid Overdose

5 Actions That Can Save Lives From Opioid Overdose

In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that we lost 47,055 lives to drug overdoses. Of those, 61 percent or 28,647 deaths were due to just one type of drug — opioids. To keep yourself and your…

Russian Volunteers Reach Youth With the Truth About Drugs

Russian Volunteers Reach Youth With the Truth About Drugs

Just east of the Ural Mountains, on the border of Europe and Asia, drug prevention activists in the town of Chelyabinsk are capitalizing on the season’s long days and mild weather to reach youth with the truth about drugs. According…

Four Ways of Supporting a Heroin Addict Without Enabling

Four Ways of Supporting a Heroin Addict Without Enabling

To properly support a heroin addict onto and through the path of recovery, it is important to understand the difference between “helping” and “enabling.” Helping a heroin addict means making them aware that you understand what they are going through and are…

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