Tampa, FL, February 26, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Just last weekend, Drug-Free World attended the Gasparilla Race and Health Expo at the Tampa Convention Center, not only providing a booth with information on its message but also including 20 runners in the race who wore the Foundation’s logo.
Roxanne Siero, the Executive Director for the Foundation for a Drug-Free World Florida said, “It is up to all of us to get the truth about the harmful effects of drugs to every corner of society where drugs have taken root and are destroying lives. In order to achieve this, we have partnered with 115 other like-minded organizations throughout the Tampa Bay area since our opening in July last year.”
Additionally, since the beginning of 2016 alone, some 1,400 people have visited the Foundation’s information center in downtown Clearwater while Foundation staff and volunteers have distributed some 40,000 Truth About Drugs booklets."It is up to all of us to get the truth about the harmful effects of drugs to every corner of society where drugs have taken root and are destroying lives. In order to achieve this, we have partnered with 115 other like-minded organizations throughout the Tampa Bay area since our opening in July last year."
The Foundation for a Drug-Free World Florida center features award-winning public service announcements and informational documentaries on each individual commonly abused drug. It also has seminar rooms for drug education lectures and workshops. The Truth About Drugs Education Packages are available in the center at no cost to educators for their use in school and community settings. The Center is located at 29 North Fort Harrison Avenue in downtown Clearwater and is open to from 10 am to 10 pm daily. For more information call 727-467-6962.
Foundation for a Drug Free World:
The Foundation for a Drug-Free World’s international Truth About Drugs program has reached 260 million people worldwide. The program is committed to eradicating drug abuse and providing meaningful drug education to young people. At the forefront of the Drug-Free World program are The Truth About Drugs booklets translated into 17 languages with 14 in all. Inside are fact-based descriptions of mental and physical manifestations of each commonly abused drug reinforced by firsthand accounts from former users.
Source: Foundation for a Drug-Free World