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Webinar: Strategies To Prevent Underage Drinking

Posted by Informed Families on January 18, 2018 at 11:03 AM

The-Next-Step-College-Students.jpgAlcohol is the most widely used drug by both adults and youth. Underage drinking is associated with academic challenges, health issues, negative social consequences, emergency room visits and roughly 4,300 tragic deaths per year.

Luckily, there are effective ways to keep our kids safe.

Learn about underage drinking in Florida and proven ways to prevent it by joining us at a webinar hosted by the Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association (FADAA) on Wednesday, January 24 from 1pm-3pm (ET).

The webinar will feature Dr. David Jernigan, director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) and Associate Professor in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Topics: Webinars, underage drinking, drug prevention

Don't Let Florida Go To Pot

Posted by Sergio Perez on October 31, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Marijuana legalization is a hot topic with huge implications – and now Floridians are faced with voting on Amendment 2, although many of us don’t understand all the legalese. Watch the webinar below, "Don't Let Florida Go To Pot," to learn more about Amendment 2, and it's implications!

We would like to thank our wonderful panelists, Peggy Sapp, Susan Kelsey, Sheriff Demings and Karen Bailey for joining us for this webinar. We would also like to thank the Florida Sheriffs Association for partnering with us to deliver this important message. They are all doing a great job in promoting prevention in their communities!

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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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