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President's Message - October 2021

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on October 1, 2021 at 5:00 AM

HOW AND WHY TO BRING BACK AND ENGAGE THE VOLUNTEER, THE PARENT, AND THE COMMUNITY

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President's Message - September 2021

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on September 1, 2021 at 6:00 AM

If you could do one thing to give your kids a 50% better chance of not using drugs and getting into destructive behaviors, would you do it?

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Back to School in 2021 — What are the rules?

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on August 2, 2021 at 4:36 PM

It’s never easy to be a parent, but it can be especially difficult in times of uncertainty. Certainly, the pandemic qualifies! We all thought surely we’d be past it by now!

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President's Message - July 2021

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on June 30, 2021 at 11:57 AM

Today’s chuckle, “the most optimistic person is the mother who packs 3 books in her bag to read on summer vacation.”

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President's Message - June 2021

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on June 1, 2021 at 7:00 AM

And The Summertime Balancing Act Begins

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President's Message - May 2021

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on May 1, 2021 at 6:45 AM

Prevention Week, celebrated May 9-15, is not just about AWARENESS it is about ACTION and taking Responsibility for our ACTION.

Taking Responsibility for our Actions is not easy.  It requires honesty to see ourselves and make informed choices.  Do we see the connections?

-Peggy Sap, CEO and President

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President's Message - April 2021

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on April 1, 2021 at 6:00 AM

Rights, riots, and responsibility are all “R” words that belong together. It’s Spring Break in Miami, where we have seen it all for 40 years. This year Spring Break is beyond anything observed in the past! Rite of passage (another “R” word) has been used to describe the behaviors we observe during Spring Break.

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President's Message - March 2021

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on March 1, 2021 at 1:04 PM

Coordinated Services; Coordinated Efforts are Needed

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President's Message - February 2021

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on January 29, 2021 at 7:00 AM

Peer to Peer, People to People.

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President's Message - January 2021

Posted by Peggy B. Sapp, President & CEO on January 1, 2021 at 6:00 AM

How is Lock Your Meds an Opioid Campaign

Lock Your Meds was created in 2008, after the initial skyrocketing of prescription drug deaths.

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About Us

We teach people how to say no to drugs and how to make healthy choices. To reduce the demand for drugs, Informed Families has focused its efforts on educating and mobilizing the community, parents and young people in order to change attitudes. In this way we counteract the pressures in society that condone and promote drug and alcohol use and abuse. The organization educates thousands of families annually about how to stay drug and alcohol free through networking and a variety of programs and services .

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