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    The Foundation for a Drug-Free World is a nonprofit public benefit corporation that empowers youth and adults with factual information about drugs so they can make informed decisions and live drug free.

    No one, especially a young person, likes to be lectured about what he or she can or cannot do. Thus, we provide the facts that empower youth to choose not to take drugs in the first place. Additionally our Truth About Drugs campaign consists of activities that they can join which popularize drug-free living. These activities are simple, effective and can involve people of all ages. read more
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    As an educator you want to help youth stay clear of drugs and you know you need to reach them before the
    The Truth About Drugs

    An estimated 208 million people internationally consume illegal drugs.

    Drugs are essentially poisons. The amount taken determines the effect.

    The most commonly used illegal drug is marijuana.

    Young people today are exposed to drugs earlier than ever before.

    dealers do.While time and resources for effective drug education are sometimes lacking, and the materials used are often outdated, not to mention that they don’t factually speak to the kids, we can help.

    This Truth About Drugs Education Package fills the growing demand for practical tools to help you and other teachers, instructors or directors communicate the truth about drugs swiftly and effectively. It provides lessons, assignments and classroom activities that elicit student participation and captures and retains young people’s attention. Students willingly read, view and, most importantly, use the information to make right choices about drug use. read more
    The Truth About Drugs is a series of thirteen illustrated drug information booklets containing facts about the most commonly abused drugs.
    This website contains the full text of these booklets, which were specifically written for young people, but contain facts adults need to know as well. Written in plain language, easy to understand, and available in 22 languages, this information explains the physical and mental effects of drugs on a person. It tells true stories of people who have used drugs and became addicted to them. read more

    To read any of the 13 booklets online, just click on one of the covers

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    As a law enforcement professional you understand the correlation between drug abuse and crime better than most in our society. But how do you prevent people, especially our young people, from using drugs in the first place?
    That's where we can help.
    We will arm you with the exact program to educate youth on the adverse effects of drugs before they start. No hype, no scare tactics, no preaching—just factual information to enable them to make the correct decisions regarding drugs
    Request your copies of The Truth About Drugs booklets by selecting the quantity and language here. Get the word out.
    View an individual drug booklet online or download it for free.
    For requests of more than 5,000 total booklets, contact the Foundation for a Drug-Free World
    The booklets themselves are free, all you pay for is the shipping..
    The Educator’s Guide fills the growing demand for a practical manual to help educators communicate the truth about drugs swiftly and effectively. Its lessons, assignments and classroom activities elicit student participation. Students read, view and most importantly, use these tools to lead healthy, drug-free lives.


    The Truth About Drugs Education Package

    The Truth About Drugs Education Package is offered as an aid to educators who teach 11-year-olds and above in a classroom, group instruction or community learning setting.

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