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SNTD Be at the Third Youth Fair of Dour...

Oct 11, 2018 by

The Say No To Drug Team of Belgium (SNTD) was invited to participate to the 3rd Youth Fair of Dour. The purpose was to have a family, educative, constructive and playful day gathering altogether children, teens and parents. No less than 10 organizations and associations were represented with booths dedicated to Education, Work, Fashion and also Police, Defense and Firefighters. All were proposing different animations. The SNTD booth had also its success not only with the youngsters but also with the parents trying the two special glasses mimicking the behavior of a person under alcoholic beverage influence and another one who has smoked cannabis… As a result, beside the 525 booklets The Truth About Drugs and 18 educative and documentary DVDs, seven Education Packages* were ordered by associations. A Scout group also ordered its...

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Hamburg: Sag Nein Zu Drogen

Oct 8, 2018 by

« The world spends much more energy and resources managing crises than preventing them » World Drug problem – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres                    The Say No To Drugs Team from Hamburg (Germany) set up their Information Booth in the main shopping street of Hamburg. Within three hours we put more than 1, 100 The Truth About Drugs booklets into the hands of the public who were very interested to have data on the drugs. Here after some remarks and comments made by the public coming from different ways of life, but all concerned by the drug subject: There was a lady who told us that she had used our booklets some time ago for a presentation about drugs she had to prepare for the professional school. She...

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CZ.Drug Education & Prevention...

Sep 28, 2018 by

The Say No To Drug (SNTD) Team of Czech  Republic organized a distribution in the center of Pilsen where they distributed about 1200 booklets The Truth About Drugs, to raise the awareness of the passers-by on the harmful effects of drugs. They had the surprise to get in touch with a man who was using and « cooking » Crystal meth in the past. Interested he took the booklet and came back a bit later asking for more booklets on Crystal Meth to give to friends who were using this highly addictive drug leading to aggression, violent or psychotic behavior. Meanwhile, another SNTD team member did a lecture in a school of Melnik. The 23 students were very interested to learn about what is a drug and how a drug induces addiction. The lecture was utterly...

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Drugs & Prevention in Europe 5th European Meeting – Brussels...

Sep 27, 2018 by

On 18 September 2018 was held the 5th European Meeting on Drugs & Prevention in the library of the Cercle des Voyageurs located 18 rue des Grands Carmes, 1000 Brussels. The Meeting was organized by the Foundation for a Drug Free Europe* (FDFE) in partnership with Dites Non à la Drogue Belgique* and Foundation for a Drug Free World* which kindly provided the educative materials. There were about 40 attendees coming from Embassies, Permanent Representations and Civil Society Organisations to hear about the last news about the drug problem in Europe. The theme was: Knowing, Understanding and Solving the Drug problem in Europe. After a Welcome and an Overview of the drug problem in Europe by the FDFE Representative, based on the last EMCDDA and UNODC 2018 Reports, the FDFE V/President did a very...

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Germany Teams Convention

Août 10, 2018 by

On July 28th, 2018, the 6th Annual National Say No to Drugs Convention Germany took place in Hamburg, Germany. It was attended by representatives of the local Say No to Drugs teams of Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, Hanover as well as the team of the national Say No to Drugs – Say Yes to Life association. During the convention, representatives of each team presented their local activities to educate about drugs and raise awareness in their respective areas and each team was officially commended for their extraordinary volunteer work. Jürgen, President of the national Say No to Drugs association, gave an overview about the developments regarding incoming requests for drug prevention material across Germany, Austria and Switzerland, which are trending upwards. The summarizing presentation of Laura, the national campaign coordinator, gave an impression of how many...

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