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Athlete Uses His Own Life as an Example to Help Kids Decide to Live Drug-Free

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 5, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lukáš Bechyně is no stranger to challenging situations. At 19, he qualified to compete as a pole vaulter in the International Amateur Athletic Federation World Championships. But after an injury sidelined him, he began to experiment with drugs, and that nearly defeated […]

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Foundation for a Drug-Free World Reaches Out at the 79th Annual National PAL Training Conference to Empower Youth With Effective Drug Education

SAN DIEGO, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 20, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports drug overdoses are killing young Americans in unprecedented numbers. To help turn the tide on this epidemic, Foundation for a Drug-Free World reached out to those attending the annual National Police Athletic and Activities League (PAL) […]

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Compton Kids Learn the Truth About Drugs Thanks to the Compton Unified School District and its Partnership With Foundation for a Drug-Free World

COMPTON, Calif., May 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On average, 22 adolescents ages 14 to 18 died of overdose in the U.S. every week in 2022. Each was a tragedy. Reaching youth with effective drug prevention can save young lives. Looking for a program that would get through to kids on this vital subject, Compton […]

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Can We Reverse Record Overdose Deaths? Foundation for a Drug-Free World Says ‘Yes’ and the Key Is Prevention

ATLANTA, Ga., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year’s Rx and Illicit Drug Summit highlighted a grim fact of life: “Overdoses and deaths involving synthetic opioids have reached record rates, and every community across our nation is feeling the impact.” According to the CDC, more than half of opioid overdose […]

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Church of Scientology Vienna’s ‘Say No to Drugs’ Volunteers Spread Easter Cheer With Their Drug Prevention Initiative

VIENNA, Austria, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Easter, the Say No to Drugs volunteers of Vienna extend their wish for a bright, healthy future for local children. They’ve packed their Easter baskets with copies of The Truth About Drugs booklets to give youngsters the information they need to decide […]

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Church of Scientology Vienna’s ‘Say No to Drugs’ Volunteers Spread Easter Cheer With Their Drug Prevention Initiative

VIENNA, Austria, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Easter, the Say No to Drugs volunteers of Vienna extend their wish for a bright, healthy future for local children. They’ve packed their Easter baskets with copies of The Truth About Drugs booklets to give youngsters the information they need to decide […]

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Brazilian Gangsta Rapper, Once an Addict and Drug Dealer, Now Uses His Music and Passion to Reach Kids With the Truth About Drugs

CUIABA, Brazil, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 22, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Growing up surrounded by gangs, crime, and violence that plagued his neighborhood in Cuiabá, Brazil, in the ’80s and ’90s, Diogenes Luiz de Oliveira tried to escape from that life by using and trafficking drugs. Now, he uses his own story and the […]

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Drug-Free World and the Church of Scientology Las Vegas: Leading the Charge at Super Bowl LVIII Against Drug Abuse

LAS VEGAS, Nev., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 14, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Volunteers from Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Scientology Churches and Missions across the Southwest gathered at the Church of Scientology Las Vegas February 10 on the eve of Super Bowl LVIII to take on the drug epidemic affecting the city and the […]

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Scientology-Supported Drug Prevention Campaign Raises Awareness About Drugs to Help Youth Stay Healthy and Safe Despite Emerging Drug Trends

PARIS, France, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite one of the most restrictive drug policies in Europe, France has the highest use of cocaine and second-highest use of cannabis in Europe according to a March 2023 report by the French Observatory of Drugs and Addictive Trends (OFDT). But in Paris, […]

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Bringing the Truth About Drugs to the Fan Zone as the Bruins and Bears Faced Off at the Rose Bowl in Their Final PAC-12 Game

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 30, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While two of California’s favorite college teams faced each other on the football field this weekend, drug-prevention activists from nearby Scientology Churches set up a bright teal tent in the fan zone to win a different kind of competition altogether: reaching kids before drug dealers do.

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Voices for Humanity Plants the Seeds for a Drug-Free Future with Julieta Santagostino

LOS ANGELES, Calif., and CLEARWATER, Fla., June 21, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VOICES FOR HUMANITY – the weekly series presenting heroic change makers from a variety of faiths, cultures and nations, working to uplift their communities – announces a new episode featuring the work of anti-drug activist Julieta Santagostino on June 21, 2023.

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Drug Prevention Volunteers Say Truth is the Best Answer to Dangerous New Drugs

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Churches promoted drug education on World Health Day April 7, with seminars, presentations and drug education distribution events to prevent drug abuse and overdose deaths. With a powerful new synthetic opioid known as ISO (isotonitazene) leaving disaster in its wake, the need for effective drug […]

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Drug-Free World volunteers in Italy: In the Fight Against Drugs, Education is the Most Effective Weapon

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Foundation for a Drug-Free World volunteers from Scientology Churches and Missions across Italy provide fact-based drug education to help stem the damage caused by drug abuse and addiction. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Drug-Free World volunteers in Italy: In the Fight Against Drugs, Education is the Most Effective Weapon

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This Holiday Season, Church of Scientology Reaches Out to Help End the Drug Overdose Crisis

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Just last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced more than 100,000 people died of drug overdoses in the United States during the 12-month period ending April 2021. The Church of Scientology International urges concerned parents, educators and community leaders to take action against the “other […]

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Church of Scientology Reaches Out to Help End the Drug Overdose Crisis

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced more than 100,000 people died of drug overdoses in the United States during the 12-month period ending April 2021. The Church of Scientology International urges concerned parents, educators and community leaders to take action […]

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Scientology Network Shares Vital Info on 2021 International Overdose Awareness Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On International Overdose Awareness Day, a full day of drug-prevention programming on the Scientology Network provides solutions at the grassroots level. The Church of Scientology International invites parents, educators and civic and community leaders wishing to make a difference about the drug overdose crisis to see how leaders in […]

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Scientology Network Shares Vital Information on International Overdose Awareness Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On International Overdose Awareness Day, a full day of drug-prevention programming on the Scientology Network provides solutions at the grassroots level. The Church of Scientology International invites parents, educators and civic and community leaders wishing to make a difference about the drug overdose crisis to see […]

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Living Drug Free: Why the Church of Scientology and Scientologists Support Drug Prevention

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This weekend on International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, and throughout the year, the Church of Scientology International and Scientologists help youth make the self-determined decision to live drug-free. Why? Because drug prevention works. And it saves young lives. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Living Drug Free: […]

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