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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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26 June-Drug Free Spain

Juil 20, 2018 by

And what about Spain? The Say No To Drugs Spain volunteers Team  were in the streets and parks of eight cities to spread the right information about the harmful effects of the drug consumption. In the main cities Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Sevilla, Zaragoza, Bilbao but also in Alicante and Vitoria they were 84 volunteers of the associations La Verdad Sobre las Drogas distributing their informative booklets to educate the youth and public on what really the drugs are and to remind the people that there is neither Soft drugs nor Recreative drugs but only Drugs ! On the 26 June, the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Guterres, concluded his Message on the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit trafficking (1) by « Together, we can ensure that all people can live in health, dignity and peace,...

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June in Hamburg-A great drug prevention team work!...

Juil 18, 2018 by

In support of the UN International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the Sag Nein zu Drogen -Sag Ja zum Leben (Say No to Drug-Say Yes to Life) Team of Hamburg organized and participated to different prevention activities to educate the youth and public on the harmful effects of drug use. This year, in June only, through street distributions, infostands and some mailings they got 141,340 booklets The Truth About Drugs in the hands of publics, beating their own 2017 record! Their Infostands were located on: -the Gerhard-Hauptmann Platz, the central square in Altstadt quarter and, -on the Ballindamm street in the center of the city, on the Binnenalster lake bank. In addition, despite the weather and for a good cause, 33 runners from the Sag Nein zu Drogen team, with their green...

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Zag Nein Zu Drogen-Vienna 26 June...

Juil 17, 2018 by

To celebrate the U.N. International day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the Say No To Drugs (Sag Nein Zu Drogen) team of Vienna set up their booth in the Wien Praterstern which is a major square located in the Leopoldstadt area of Vienna. In proximity you will find also the famous column to Admiral Wilhelm von Tegetthoff, the Praterstern railway station and the U-Bahn U1 and U2. In Austria, the World Drug report 2018 shown that among the 15-64 years old, about 10% of the females are using tranquilizers (8% of males) but 8% of maleen are using cannabis Focusing on prevention the team of volunteers was distributing to the youth, parents and public their booklet The Truth About Drugs, providing the basic vital information they have to know to make the right...

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U.N., Child Rights & Drug Prevention – 26 June 2018...

Juil 15, 2018 by

« By listening to the needs of children and young people, prevention can contribute to their safety, health and well-being, and enable them realize their potential. All our societies would be better off if more resources were devoted to supporting evidence-based drug prevention strategies, which are a sound and effective investment in families, schools and communities. »                                                                                                     Yuri Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)-26 June 2018 (1) At the Palais des Nations of the United Nations in Geneva, on...

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