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Welcome to Safe & Drug-free Schools

Welcome to Safe & Drug-free Schools
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APRIL IS NATIONAL ALCOHOL AWARENESS MONTH

FAST FACTS: The Scope of the Problem

  • 22.6 million people (9.2% of the U.S. population ages 12 and older) have an alcohol or drug problem.  (National Survey on Drug Use and Health--NSDUH)
  • 2.4 million adolescents have an alcohol or drug problem.  (NSDUH)
  • 50% of adults have a family member with alcoholism.  (NSDUH)
  • Approximately 1 in 4 children under 18 live in a family with alcoholism, and many more live in a family with drug addiction.  (NSDUH)
  • Alcoholism is the 3rd leading lifestyle-related cause of death in the nation.  (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Alcoholism and drug dependence cost the nation over $276 billion a year, resulting principally from lost productivity and increased health care spending.  (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)

Our District Safe and Drug-free Staff are available for:

-Phone, electronic or in-person consultation with staff, students and families regarding alcohol and drug related questions or concerns, restorative measures in schools, Social and Emotional issues like bullying, cyber bullying, and violence prevention information and supports.

-Staff, community and family presentations on Setting Boundaries for Prevention & Awareness.

-Responding to and supporting students affected by Bullying, Drug and Alcohol Awareness, and other related topics on request.

-Staff consultation on setting up and managing school-wide Violence Prevention systems and programming with a focus on Bullying Prevention, Restorative Practices, presentations for staff, community and family on the Second Step Violence Prevention Curriculum                                                 

RESOURCES

 

 

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National Drug Fact Week Information

 

 

National Drug Fact Week

January 25 - 31, 2016

 

 

 

 

 


 

HOW STAFF CAN HELP YOU

Find out how we can help with meetings and presentations.