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Ottawa Scientologists March to Raise Awareness on Drugs

Ottawa Scientologists March to Raise Awareness on Drugs

Volunteers from the Church of Scientology Ottawa march around Parliament every week to promote drug education as a vital component in Canada’s drug prevention policy. Overdose has taken the lives of thousands of Canadians since the turn of this century — lives that…

Scientologists Bring the Truth About Drugs to Seahawks Fans

Scientologists Bring the Truth About Drugs to Seahawks Fans

Oct. 29 was a fortunate day for Seahawks fans on two counts. First, it was a thrilling game with their team ending 41-38 over Houston despite being down 38-34 and out of timeouts with 1 minute and 39 seconds left…

Seattle Drug-Free World Volunteers Team Up With Educators to Reach Youth

Seattle Drug-Free World Volunteers Team Up With Educators to Reach Youth

​Volunteers with the Seattle chapter of Foundation for a Drug-Free World fanned out over western Washington in October to help educators reach youth with the truth about drugs. At the Society of Health and Physical Educators conference, volunteers distributed more…

Scientology Nashville Red Ribbon Week Focuses on Opioid Crisis

Scientology Nashville Red Ribbon Week Focuses on Opioid Crisis

More than 1,600 Tennesseans died in 2016 of drug overdose from opiates, illicit drugs and other medications such as benzodiazepines—a 12 percent increase over the year before. Although state officials have taken steps to successfully curb opiate prescriptions, there has been an unintended…

Cycling 60 Km in the Name of Drug-Free Living

Cycling 60 Km in the Name of Drug-Free Living

2017 marked the 45th anniversary of Pordenone Pedala (Pordenone Rides) a 60 km bicycle tour through one of the loveliest valleys of the Italian Alps. Drug prevention volunteers from the Church of Scientology Pordenone’s Truth About Drugs initiative were among…

Scientologists Ongoing Campaign to End Drug Abuse in Taiwan

Scientologists Ongoing Campaign to End Drug Abuse in Taiwan

Living up to their reputation as an “Excellent Religion,” volunteers from the Church of Scientology Kaohsiung and the many Church of Scientology Missions of Taiwan continue to carry out humanitarian programs for the benefit of their communities. Throughout the year they volunteer…

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…

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…

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…

Day Against Drug Abuse Workshop Helps Community Reach Out to Youth

Day Against Drug Abuse Workshop Helps Community Reach Out to Youth

Drug-Free Tennessee marked International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, June 26, with a training workshop for government leaders, educators, police and parents. Their goal was to maximize efforts to reach youth with the truth about drugs before they become drug…

Scientology Backs Day Against Drug Abuse With International Initiative

Scientology Backs Day Against Drug Abuse With International Initiative

Scientologists mobilize June 26 in support of the United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. They mark the day with massive drug education booklet distribution, interactive drug education workshops and lectures, sports events, drug-awareness marches and drug…

Young Art and Essay Contest Winners Awarded by Mayor

Young Art and Essay Contest Winners Awarded by Mayor

The Niagara Region Chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World mobilized to help the youth of the area in light of these troubling statistics: Binge drinking by Niagara Falls youth in grades 9 to 12 is higher than the provincial average.…

Sunland Scientologists Team Up to Get Out the Truth About Drugs

Sunland Scientologists Team Up to Get Out the Truth About Drugs

​Concerned Scientologists, residents of Sunland, California, found their cause in disseminating Truth About Drugs booklets to fellow community members. "There is so much misinformation out there about drugs — much of what is bandied about is actually misinformation from drug dealers," said…

Football Club Adopts Truth About Drugs as a Social Responsibility Program

Football Club Adopts Truth About Drugs as a Social Responsibility Program

South Africa’s Jomo Cosmos Football Club is giving back to its hometown, Geluksdal. The team has adopted the Truth About Drugs campaign of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World as part of its social responsibility program, with drug awareness sessions for the…

Truth About Drugs Gives Life Coach the Tools to Reach Kids

Truth About Drugs Gives Life Coach the Tools to Reach Kids

​Siyanqoba is the Xhosa word for “overcome” or “conquer.” It is also the name chosen by life coach Antoinette Mbenenge for the work she is doing tackling drug abuse in the schools of Gauteng province South Africa. Mbenenge finds drug-abusing celebrities set…

Drug-Free World South Africa Gearing Up to Make This Year the Most Stellar One Yet

Drug-Free World South Africa Gearing Up to Make This Year the Most Stellar One Yet

Drug-Free World South Africa is organizing the resources to carry out 150 drug education and prevention events in the month of June. The urgent need for drug prevention is spotlighted by a study released last year that found nearly 10…

Bringing the Truth About Drugs to Dublin

Bringing the Truth About Drugs to Dublin

The Dublin chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World and the Church of Scientology National Affairs Office brought a drug prevention and education initiative to the Home Show at the Royal Dublin Society Conference Halls to raise awareness on drug abuse and addiction.…

Swinging Into Health at the Nashville Church of Scientology

Swinging Into Health at the Nashville Church of Scientology

When a jump-jive swing band rolls through Nashville on World Health Day, a concert on healthy living is in order. So when the Jive Aces stepped on stage at the Nashville Church of Scientology, they named the concert "Swing Into…

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