Julieta Santagostino | 04.07.2010 20:39
The Foundation makes its “Truth About Drugs” series of booklets available to non-profit organizations free of charge. “When the facts are not known it’s hard to make the right decision about anything. That’s why when you give people straight, factual information about drugs it makes them able to make the right decision - to say no” said Julieta Santagostino, Director of the Foundation for a Drug Free World, Florida Chapter. As a commemoration for the Day the Foundation received a Proclamation from the Mayor of Tampa, Pam Iorio, proclaiming June 26, 2010 as, “Say No To Drugs - Say Yes to Life Day” in the City of Tampa.
Each year, the United Nations commemorates June 26 as “International day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking” and encourages anti-drug organizations and activists around the world to mark the day with activities that raise awareness of the major problem illicit drugs are to society.
The Foundation for a Drug-Free World has distributed over 150,000 booklets in the Tampa Bay area and 22 million worldwide in its effort to address the drug problem. Drugs destroy millions of lives every year. The most disturbing aspect of this problem is the damage drug abuse does to our young people - and the threat this represents to the future of our country. With more and more young people being introduced to drugs, it is vital to provide educational materials with factual information about their dangers.
For more information visit www.drugfreeworld.org.
And for the person whose drug use has turned into a drug problem, there are also real solutions to addiction. Narconon, a drug rehabilitation program that utilizes the methods of L. Ron Hubbard, has a success rate of more than 75%. For more information on this drug-free method of substance abuse treatment, visit www.narconon.org.