Menu

Czech Republic: prevention by education on drugs...

Avr 1, 2018 by

Since January 2018 the Say No To Drug Team of Czech Republic held regularly lectures in the schools and distributions in different cities informing students of various levels and public on the danger related with drug consumption. The team, composed of volunteers with some being specialized in lecturing, did the following: -Brno, in the City Center, a distribution was done and an old lady came to congratulate the team for their drug prevention action (1000 booklets – 26 January 2018) -Prague 4, in a school, lecture to 26 children asking many questions (80 booklets – 07 March) -Pilsen, Centrum, distribution, people asking to have several booklets to bring with them (1000 booklets – 09 March) -Prague 12, in a school, lecture to 20 children who appreciated the data received (80 booklets -14 March) -Prague,...

read more

Oslo SNTD Team in action

Mar 30, 2018 by

In Norway, this is in the center of the capital Oslo, the city on the fjord founded in 1040, that the Norwegian Say No To Drugs Team is settling its drug prevention booth The Truth About Drugs. They are always getting interest from the public, young and adult, eager to discover through the booklets distributed what are the drugs and why they are...

read more

61st CND – Side Event: To Protect and Serve -Partnering with Law Enforcement Through Drug Prevention Education...

Mar 23, 2018 by

On 13 March 2018, at the UNODC-Vienna, during the 61st Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, the FDFE co-organized with VFV* and the Fundacion Mejora* a side event entitled: Law Enforcement and Sustainable Drug-Use Prevention. According the UNODC and EMCDDA 2017 Reports, the illicit drugs are a major threat to the health and safety of individuals and societies in Europe and worldwide. Indeed, the magnitude of the harm caused by drug use is estimated to 28 million years of “healthy” life lost as a result of premature death and disability. More, the use of drugs is one of the most important causes of avoidable deaths among young Europeans. Repressive policies and punitive measures used to tackle the drug problem are not necessarily the most effective approach but, effective prevention efforts are successful when...

read more

They need to know before they decide...

Fév 7, 2018 by

It’s in the fourth biggest city of the Czech Republic, Plzen (or Pilsen), famous for its world’s first and finest « fountain of eternal froth » that a teacher of a Secondary school, aware of the necessity to provide strong and fact-based information to her students contacted the Say No To Drugs association (Rekni Ne Drogam- Rekni Ano Zivotu) from Prague, to deliver a thorough lecture on why and how drugs (including alcohol) have harmful effects on health, mind and personality. This was an interactive and to the point presentation and all the questions were answered. The students received also some educative materials they can use with friends and family to raise the awareness on the Truth About Drugs . Discover more. Contacts: www.drogy.cz www.rekninedrogam.cz                          ...

read more

Help them to decide freely

Fév 6, 2018 by

Help them to decide freely The French Say No To Drugs chapter of the Region Auvergne localized in the center of France, rich of its old volcanos, provided some specific statistics of its drug prevention activities for 2017. If the main anti-drug group is in the famous city of Clermont-Ferrand (the native city of Blaise Pascal and the headquarters of the Michelin tires), the team is moving weekly to distribute to youth and parents their educational drug prevention booklets The Truth About Drugs. They were setting their booth on the markets, during sportive events in many cities of the region, such as Aubière, Aigueperse, Beaumont, Billom, Cebazat, Ceyrat, Chamalières, Cournon, Issoire, Nevers, Riom, Roanne and Thiers to name some. Altogether the team managed to distribute about 26 000 booklets along the 56 prevention actions...

read more

Educate to Protect

Jan 8, 2018 by

Who does not remember his lessons in geography and economics mentioning the region of Charleroi, the Black Country (Pays Noir), as the Belgian high place of the steel industry, the mechanical industry and others, which made it the social capital of Wallonia. But, the relocation of industries and the globalization of the economy had  effects on the population and youth in particular allowing the drug to creep into the social fabric and to settle with its cohort of evils and miseries . This led the head of the association Say No to Drugs Belgium* to react: « It is necessary to make these young people aware of the reality of drugs before they tumble into this world of illusions and misery « and she decided to take action with his volunteers. As part of the holiday...

read more