Category: Substance Abuse

Education Can Help Prevent Synthetic Drug Overdose
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Education Can Help Prevent Synthetic Drug Overdose

Foundation for a Drug-Free World fights back against record synthetic overdose deaths in Washington, D.C.

Colorado Breaks the Record for Overdose Fatalities . . . Again
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Colorado Breaks the Record for Overdose Fatalities . . . Again

Working to reverse the drug epidemic by reaching kids with the truth about drugs before they begin to abuse.

Drug-Free World Presents the Basics of Drug Abuse Recognition
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Drug-Free World Presents the Basics of Drug Abuse Recognition

Drug education and prevention program at the Church of Scientology Los Angeles helps Angelinos recognize and deal with the city's widespread problem of drug abuse and addiction.

Officials Promote Drug Prevention at Scientology Forum
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Officials Promote Drug Prevention at Scientology Forum

The Sacramento Church of Scientology hosted a community open house where Office of National Drug Control Policy representatives briefed community leaders and faith-based and community organizations on the current state of drug abuse.

Drug-Free World Belgium: Reaching Kids Before the Dealers Do
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Drug-Free World Belgium: Reaching Kids Before the Dealers Do

Volunteers from the Say No to Drug Association of Belgium carry out a 10-day drug prevention campaign.

America's Birthday Celebrated With a Drug-Free Pledge
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America's Birthday Celebrated With a Drug-Free Pledge

New Mexico Officials and Residents Embrace the Truth About Drugs at Annual Firecracker Jubilee.

Heroin and Meth Abuse Countered by Effective Drug Education
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Heroin and Meth Abuse Countered by Effective Drug Education

Getting the summer off to a drug-free start in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Church of Scientology Hosts 'Drug Abuse: Preventing It Together'
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Church of Scientology Hosts 'Drug Abuse: Preventing It Together'

The Church of Scientology in partnership with Drug-Free Tennessee held a breakfast meeting on drug prevention for International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

Scientologists Launch a Massive Day of Drug Prevention
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Scientologists Launch a Massive Day of Drug Prevention

As the finale of their year-long drug prevention initiative, Scientologists and their community partners roll out a record-breaking day of drug education in support of UN International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

16th Annual Cyclo-Run Rolls Through the Czech Republic for a Drug-Free Country
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16th Annual Cyclo-Run Rolls Through the Czech Republic for a Drug-Free Country

Drug-Free Czech Cyclo-run is bringing the truth about drugs to the youth of the country.

Albuquerque Youth Armed With the Truth About Drugs
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Albuquerque Youth Armed With the Truth About Drugs

Albuquerque Police Department and Foundation for a Drug-Free World team up to provide drug education at Camp Fearless summer youth camp.

Drug-Free Summertime Fun in Brighton Colorado
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Drug-Free Summertime Fun in Brighton Colorado

Bringing the word of drug-free living to the annual SummerFest.

Shocking Stories Confirm the Need for Drug Prevention
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Shocking Stories Confirm the Need for Drug Prevention

Drug-Free Marathon completes its travel across Hungary, even more determined to reach youth with the truth about drugs.

Marijuana by the Numbers: What Do Pasadena Teens and Parents Need to Know?
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Marijuana by the Numbers: What Do Pasadena Teens and Parents Need to Know?

Volunteers from the Church of Scientology Pasadena and the Los Angeles chapter of Foundation for a Drug-Free World invite concerned residents to join them Saturday in a drug prevention initiative to bring the truth about marijuana to local teens and parents.

Kids Are the Collateral Damage in Today's New York Times Exposé
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Kids Are the Collateral Damage in Today's New York Times Exposé

The Times reports that those whose advertising campaign spawned America's opioid epidemic escaped prosecution by agreeing to pay a combined $634.5 million in fines and perform community service.

Methamphetamine Detox Now Available at Soul Surgery in Scottsdale, AZ
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Methamphetamine Detox Now Available at Soul Surgery in Scottsdale, AZ

Soul Surgery Specializes in Methamphetamine Detox.

No Drugs, No Mafia is the Battle Cry in Southeastern Italy
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No Drugs, No Mafia is the Battle Cry in Southeastern Italy

When gang warfare erupted in Southeastern Italy and an innocent woman died, the town pulled together to end drug trafficking and drug abuse.

Bringing the Truth About Drugs to New Mexico Drug Take-Back Event
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Bringing the Truth About Drugs to New Mexico Drug Take-Back Event

Foundation for a Drug-Free World joins forces with the New Mexico National Guard Joint Counterdrug Task Force to educate youth and adults about illicit drug use.

44-Day Run Through Hungary in the Name of a Drug-Free Country
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44-Day Run Through Hungary in the Name of a Drug-Free Country

17th annual Marathon for a Drug-Free Hungary races throughout the country to reach youth with the truth about drugs.

Bringing the Truth About Drugs to the Commonwealth Games
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Bringing the Truth About Drugs to the Commonwealth Games

Drug-Free World volunteers representing a broad array of local nonprofits brought drug prevention to the Commonwealth Games to create an impact on Australia's drug abuse crisis.

Bringing the Truth About Drugs to the Frank Shorter 5K RACE4 Kids' Health
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Bringing the Truth About Drugs to the Frank Shorter 5K RACE4 Kids' Health

Foundation for a Drug-Free World reached out to kids, parents and community leaders with vital information that can make all the difference in light of the overdose epidemic that continues to plague Colorado.

Learning How to Talk to People About Drugs
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Learning How to Talk to People About Drugs

Those attending the World Health Day Open House at the Brussels branch of the Churches of Scientology for Europe learned how simple it is to reach out to young people with the truth about drugs.

This is Not the Marijuana They Smoked at Woodstock
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This is Not the Marijuana They Smoked at Woodstock

This is the wrong time for complacency, warned a drug abuse prevention program at the Church of Scientology Pasadena, held to educate parents and community groups on new dangers from an old drug.

A Race Against Drug Abuse in Taiwan
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A Race Against Drug Abuse in Taiwan

Volunteers from the Church of Scientology Taiwan team up with Lions Clubs International and the Kaohsiung Education Bureau to raise awareness of the dangers of drugs.

A Race Against Drug Abuse in Taiwan
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A Race Against Drug Abuse in Taiwan

Volunteers from the Church of Scientology Taiwan team up with Lions Clubs International and the Kaohsiung Education Bureau to raise awareness of the dangers of drugs.

Drug-Free World: A Valuable Asset to Community Leaders
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Drug-Free World: A Valuable Asset to Community Leaders

Why do so many educators, school resource officers, parents and community and religious leaders rely on the Foundation for a Drug-Free World? Here are just a few of the reasons, taken from thousands of emails that pour in through the Drug-Free World website.

Narconon Suncoast Achieves Behavioral Health Care Accreditation From The Joint Commission
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Narconon Suncoast Achieves Behavioral Health Care Accreditation From The Joint Commission

On March 30, 2018, Narconon Suncoast drug and alcohol treatment center achieved the Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission for behavioral healthcare accreditation, which reflects an organization's commitment to providing safe and effective care to its clients.

Tackling Rising Drug Abuse in Bangladesh
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Tackling Rising Drug Abuse in Bangladesh

With estimates of more than 5 million people addicted to drugs in Bangladesh, a chapter of Foundation for a Drug-Free World is raising awareness among university students with the Truth About Drugs initiative.

Running to Promote Drug-Free Living
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Running to Promote Drug-Free Living

Drug-Free World Runners team raised more than £1,000 on the Endurancelife half- marathon through the South Downs National Park.