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Slovakia: The Truth About Drugs Team...

Avr 28, 2018 by

« Addressing to the children, we need to be faster than drug dealers. We need to fill in the vacuum on the drug reality with proper data to protect them sustainably » says Peter from the Slovensko Bez Drog (Drug Free Slovakia) Team. Martin Madej (singer), Milan Skriniar (soccer), Matej Toth (olympic athlete), Martin Valihora (drummer), Patrik Vrbovsky « rytmus »( rapper) are supporting the drug prevention education. Since 2009, the Say No To Drugs Slovakia Team is carrying on with drug prevention lectures and by the end of 2017 they did 1,068 lectures attended by 36,275 children in different schools of Slovakia. In addition,in 2018 from February to March, 102,000 fliers exposing the harmful effects of marijuana were distributed thanks to the participation of 48 volunteers. The spreading of data about the drug dangers are also using...

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Sidi Bel Abbes (Algeria) Against Drugs...

Avr 27, 2018 by

The President of the French association No to Drugs, Yes to Life (SNTD.FR), Catherine, created a partnership with the Algerian Association of Protection of the Youth Against Social Ills to help them to make a sustainable prevention campaign on the drug dangers at a large scale in their country, starting with their city Sidi Bel Abbes. The Wilaya of Sidi Bel Abbes (Algerian department) has between 900,000 and 1 million inhabitants in 52 communes, 15 sub-prefectures. There is a majority of 70% of young people in the Wilaya. Algeria is seriously affected by this drug scourge, some people even having begun to cultivate the cannabis plants in the country. The leaders of this association had elaborated a calendar of visits: . Visit to the « Directorate of Youth and Sports » . Visit to the « Directorate...

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Germany: Prevention Education works!...

Avr 24, 2018 by

Situation:  In the Czech Republic, since 2009, it is not illegal anymore to carry between 5-10 doses of any drug – including ecstasy, heroin or crystal meth. (see Czech Regulation No. 467/2009).                                The Czech Republic (green), one of Germany’s neighboring countries  Ever since then, crystal meth – a cheaply, easily manufactured and highly addictive drug – has been flooding across the Czech border into Germany, where it is sold with profit. See the following graphs published by the newspaper « Die Welt » in 2013:  Left: amount of crystal meth seized by police in Germany (in kg) Right: location of seizures Crystal meth is a cheap, synthetic drug made of easily accessible ingredients such as cough syrup and battery acid. Users...

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Madrid: A Drug Prevention Education Premiere...

Avr 23, 2018 by

They were 208 soldiers including representatives of the whole hierarchy, Colonel, Commandants, Captains, Lieutenants, Sergeants, joining the troop to attend the lecture on drug done in the Spanish Army Artillery Regiment premises in Madrid. The one hour and a half lecture was delivered by Alfredo the CEO of the association Valencia Sin Drogas. Alfredo started to explain what are drugs (including alcohol and psychotropic drugs), how they work and why the drugs are dangerous and harming the person: body, mind thus degrading the personality and generating mental disorders. The stress was put on marijuana, being the most often the entrance door to the other drugs.This was an interactive lecture with the participation of some soldiers for demonstrations. The lecture ended by a Questions/Answers Time that was used to clarify some points about the drugs....

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BE: World Health Day in Charleroi...

Avr 19, 2018 by

To celebrate the World Health Day, the volunteers of Say No To Drugs Belgium went to the city Charleroi in the Walloon Region of Belgium. They set up their booth close to « Place Vert » (Green Place) to Inform the youngsters but also the passerbys on the harmful effects of drugs and to provide them with the correct data, before they are contacted by the dealers. This Day, in total they distributed 2600 information booklets “The Truth About Drugs” to passer-bys and to more than 80 shopkeepers. Citizens are really conscient on the fact that something needs to be done about the drug situation in their city. Educators visiting the booth were happy to discover the Educator Kit and were pleased that the association provides this tool for free. 80 persons including youngsters were eager...

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