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Our Events Map features all of the events and activities taking place during National Drug Facts Week℠ to shatter the myths of drugs and drug abuse.

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Events Registered: 134

Arizona

MCAS Yuma Drug Demand Reduction Program

Where:Marine Corps Air Station Yuma
Yuma, Arizona
When: January 26, 2015, January 30, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 5 events. The MCAS Yuma Drug Demand Reduction program will be traveling to all the Yuma High School District from Jan 26-31, 2015. The program will promote Drug Facts Week by providing brochures and engaging the students with the help of active duty Marines and Sailors about the dangers of illegal drugs.

East Valley Young Marines

Where:Several cities
Mesa, Arizona
When: January 26, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 10 events. Young Marines presenting their power points at their schools, youth clubs, churches and friends.

Buena High School and Army Substance Abuse Program

Where:5225 E Buena School Blvd
Sierra Vista, Arizona
When: January 26, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 2 events. The Buena High School in partnership with the Fort Huachuca Army Substance Abuse Program will have a guess speaker on January 26 and will also participate in the Online Chat Day.

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California

The Grace Homes /New Journey

Where:1105 N Sumter Court
Visalia, California
When: January 29, 2015, January 30, 2015
Brief Description: Spaghetti Lunch feed for public invitees and students as well as an overview of substance use and its affects on teens in our community and abroad by Sherrie Fehlman, Diplomat of Forensic Social Work and Certified Forensic Counselor.

Los Angeles Academy of Arts & Enterprise

Where:600 S. La Fayette Park Place
Los Angeles, California
When: January 28, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 2 events. Speaker presentations; film screening; art contest.

Path To Recovery

Where:Club House 2
Laguna Woods, California
When: January 31, 2015
Brief Description: Providing information on drug abuse with focus in prevention and parenting skills for families with vulnerable children.

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Colorado

Rocky Mountain Deaf School

Where:1921 Youngfield St #204
Golden, Colorado
When: January 26, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 3 events. NDFW will be celebrated in the classroom throughout the week; the school counselor will bring awareness to middle and high school students during homeroom. Posters will be hung throughout the school and a pledge will be signed by students.

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Connecticut

The National Association for the Prevention of Teenage Addiction, Inc.

Where:61 Arrow Road
Wethersfield, Connecticut
When: January 27, 2015
Brief Description: National Press Conference at the Connecticut State Capital, with videos, exhibits, student/teacher/law enforcement testimonies regarding the overwhelming success NAPTA is having in deterring young people from experimenting with drugs or alcohol...via our live, school to school presentations. An introduction to our motto: "Stop-em Before They Start". Additionally, a special presentation from The Boy/Girl Scouts of America as a formal collaborative organization.

The Courage To Speak Foundation

Where:10 Chestnut St
Norwalk, Connecticut
When: January 27, 2015
Brief Description: 7th graders at Side by Side charter school in Norwalk, CT read Sunny’s Story, a drug prevention book by Ginger Katz. On January 27, 2015, she is coming to visit students, talk about the book, and present her story about losing her son to a heroin and valium overdose. Presentation will be followed up by health class teacher teaching the Courage to Speak-Drug Prevention Middle School curriculum.

Farmington Valley Health District

Where:95 River Rd
Canton, Connecticut
When: January 26, 2015, January 27, 2015, January 28, 2015, January 29, 2015, January 30, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 4 events. Educational campaign with local High School and Middle School.

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Florida

Family & Friends United, Inc.

Where:1 North Powers Drive
Orlando, Florida
When: January 30, 2015
Brief Description: During National Drug Facts Week we will have presentations for our teens, families, parents and community members. We will partner with our local Drug Free Coalition, invite representatives from the Sheriffs Department and have Drug Prevention Resource Vendor tables. We will also have a county-wide essay and poster contest to engage our community. During the event we will have a guest speaker or speakers talk about the dangers of drugs and how their life/lives were impacted. At the event we will have a Shatter the Myths Photo Booth. Everyone will also have an opportunity to take the IQ Test on site. Local media will be invited.

Academic High School

Where:23123 State Road 7
Boca Raton, Florida
When: January 26, 2015
Brief Description: Each student will be responsible for artwork on an 8 1/2 by 11 sheet of paper with an anti-drug .

Excelsior Artz Preparatory School

Where:8197-13 N. University Drive
Tamarac, Florida
When: January 26, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 2 events. Students will learn the medical, social and emotional damage caused by drugs through curriculum and health lessons. Students will present posters in a contest format.

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Georgia

Fort Valley State University 4-H Healthy Living Program

Where:1105 State University Drive
Fort Valley, Georgia
When: January 26, 2015
Brief Description: This will be a 4-H Healthy Living Club Meeting. We will discuss Substance Abuse Prevention.The students will discuss the causes and effects of drugs on a physical, social and emotional level.

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Idaho

Boise State University/Idaho RADAR Center

Where:1910 University Drive MS 1860
Boise, Idaho
When: January 26, 2015, January 27, 2015, January 28, 2015, January 29, 2015, January 30, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 5 events. Will post National Drug Facts on our Facebook page and Twitter feed, will promote Drugs Shatter the Myths and the associated Drug IQ challenge to schools throughout Idaho.

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Illinois

Raymond Coley MSEd,LCPC,MISAII

Where:8941 SWestern
Chicago, Illinois
When: January 27, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 2 events. Resource Table with Clinician providing other resources such inpatient treatment facilities for those individuals needing more intense support.

Raymond ColeyMS Ed, LCPC

Where:8941 S WESTERN
Chicago, Illinois
When: January 28, 2015
Brief Description: Materials will be provided along with refreshments on medication day at clinic site.

Operation Snowball, Inc.

Where:937 S. 2nd Street
Springfield, Illinois
When: January 26, 2015
Brief Description: Operation Snowball is hosting a statewide (IL) video contest to create awareness that aims to shatter the myths about drugs.

Robert Crown Center for Health Education

Where:21 Salt Creek Lane
Hinsdale, Illinois
When: January 26, 2015, January 27, 2015, January 28, 2015, January 29, 2015, January 30, 2015, January 31, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 2 events. Two walk-through exhibits will be installed in the health center for the full Drug Fact Week. All students who have classes here will have an opportunity to walk through one. In addition, we will offer free Science Behind Drugs classes to schools who are enrolled in other classes that week. Finally, we will hold a community open house event on January 31, during which educators will offer brief substance abuse prevention overviews, installations will be open for viewing and a "movie" room will air abuse-related video.

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Indiana

South Newton FCCLA

Where:13102 S 50 E
Kentland, Indiana
When: January 26, 2015, January 27, 2015, January 28, 2015, January 29, 2015, January 30, 2015
Brief Description: We will be doing educational activities all week long at all levels on our campus K-12.

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Kansas

Coffeyville Police Department

Where:1400 W 4th
Coffeyville, Kansas
When: January 30, 2015
Brief Description: Facebook Campaign as well as a Neighborhood Watch Meeting over Drug Facts.

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Louisiana

Marrero Middle School

Where:4100 7th Street
Marrero, Louisiana
When: January 26, 2015, January 30, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 5 events.

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Maryland

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School

Where:4301 East-West Highway
Bethesda, Maryland
When: January 26, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 4 events. Nightly assemblies for parents with presentations and panel discussions addressing different aspects of substance abuse including parent education on the myths about drugs and alcohol, facts on use of illegal substances by teens, issues of adult hosting, tool kits for prevention, and resources. Daily assembly during the lunch hour for students including speakers on athletic performance and substance abuse, demonstration of effects of alcohol using goggles from the Washington Regional Alcohol Program, student leadership panel discussion with law enforcement.

North Carroll Middle School

Where:2401 Hanover pike
Hampstead , Maryland
When: January 30, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 3 events. My 6,7, and 8th grade Health classes will be sharing facts about various drugs throughout the school with drug related projects/games.

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Massachusetts

Ephraim Curtis Middle School

Where:22 Pratts Mill Road
Sudbury, Massachusetts
When: January 26, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 2 events. Not decided as of yet...will have an entirely group of students during the National Drug Facts Week. At the very least, small groups of students will generate questions prior to the day kids interface with experts...... may do the poster campaign for extra credit.

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Michigan

Peckham, Inc. Right Turn Program

Where:3510 Capital City Blvd
Lansing, Michigan
When: January 27, 2015
Brief Description: Poster Campaign

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Minnesota

Henry Sibley SADD

Where:Henry Sibley High School
Mendota Heights, Minnesota
When: January 28, 2015
Brief Description: Each SADD Member will promote a drug fact on their t-shirt during the day. Tables at lunch will have educational pamphlets along with drug facts.

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Missouri

Arcadia Valley High School

Where:520 Park Drive
Ironton, Missouri
When: January 26, 2015
Brief Description: Yet to be planned, but will include poster campaign and possible assembly.

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New Jersey

The College of New Jersey

Where:Mercer County School Districts
Mercer County, New Jersey
When: January 26, 2015, January 27, 2015, January 28, 2015, January 29, 2015, January 30, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 5 events. Morning announcements each day of the week that include drug facts, in Mercer County Elementary, Middle and High Schools!

Trenton Works - Sponsored by The College of New Jersey Students

Where:5 South Broad St.
Trenton, New Jersey
When: January 29, 2015
Brief Description: "Art Slam" Contest & Drug Facts.

The College of New Jersey

Where:2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, New Jersey
When: January 29, 2015
Brief Description: Artslam Against Drug Abuse Competition/Fact Event.

Student Project

Where:2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, New Jersey
When: January 29, 2015
Brief Description: Artslam Against Drug Abuse - Teens in Mercer County will create a medium of art or a rap/poem/lyric explaining a drug fact. There will be first, second and third place contest winners.

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New York

Center for Developmental Neuroscience - College of Staten Island - CUNY

Where:2800 Vicotry Blvd
Staten Island, New York
When: January 26, 2015
Brief Description: This event will start with a breakfast so students have the opportunity to get acquainted and feel comfortable, followed by an interactive podium talk given by an expert scientist in the field of alcoholism. The conference will cover topics including risks associated to alcohol consumption; types of relationships with alcohol, FDA recommended limits, drinking patters in US Colleges, social vs. problem drinkers, behavioral and physiological effects of alcohol on major organs, and to finalize, strategies to reduce alcohol consumption. Alcohol consumption is an increasing problem among young college students, therefore, this event will clear many misconceptions about alcohol and will provide attendees with accurate information about its effects and consequences. During the discussion section planned after lunch, students will self-evaluate and identify their relationship with alcohol and determine if they are putting themselves at risk based on their drinking behavior.

SUNY Orange Wellness Center

Where:115 South Street
Middletown, New York
When: January 26, 2015, January 27, 2015, January 28, 2015, January 29, 2015, January 30, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 2 events. Poster campaign; informational materials and tabling by our wellness center staff in heavily-trafficked areas, and the drug facts quiz.

Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council

Where:324 Central Avenue
Dunkirk, New York
When: January 26, 2015, January 27, 2015, January 28, 2015, January 29, 2015, January 30, 2015
Brief Description: During National Drug Facts Week we will have several Drug Fact Trivia Questions posted on our Facebook and Twitter Accounts throughout the week. Each day we will focus on a specific drug. Students and/or classes will be able to submit their answers by messaging CASAC on the Social Media Sites.

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North Carolina

Lenoir County 4-H Prevention

Where:1791 Hwy. 11/55
Kinston, North Carolina
When: January 27, 2015
Brief Description: Provide youth with drug fact awareness information.

Together for Resilient Youth

Where:Various Elementary Middle, High Schools and NCCU
Durham, North Carolina
When: January 26, 2015, January 27, 2015, January 28, 2015, January 29, 2015, January 30, 2015, January 31, 2015, February 01, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 20 events. Schools across Durham, NC will make PA announcements every day, post on social media, create videos and posters. A rally will be held on Saturday 1/31/15. Faith Organizations will share information during Sunday Service on February 1, 2015 and have special prayer or a moment of silence.

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Ohio

The Link

Where:1100 North Street
Fremont, Ohio
When: January 26, 2015
Brief Description: Drug Fact Questions daily on FRTV.

Tolles Career and Technical Center

Where:7877 US 42 South
Plain City, Ohio
When: January 26, 2015, January 30, 2015
Brief Description: TBD

Vermilion Local Schools

Where:1250 Sanford Street
Vermilion, Ohio
When: January 26, 2015, January 27, 2015, January 28, 2015, January 29, 2015, January 30, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 5 events. We will be doing a parent event, spirit week and poster contest/door decoration.

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Oregon

Hillsboro Empowers Youth

Where:2000 SE Century Blvd.
Hillsboro, Oregon
When: January 29, 2015
Brief Description: Poster Contest and meeting.

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Pennsylvania

Bellefonte Area Middle School

Where:100 North School Street
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
When: January 30, 2015
Brief Description: Participate in Drug Facts Chat Day.

CANDLE INC. / Reality Tour

Where:Westmoreland County Courthouse
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
When: January 27, 2015
Brief Description: A three hour presentation of the Reality Tour, a parent and child drug prevention program. Program includes dramatic scenes, Q&A with law enforcement and people in recovery as well as a presentation on emerging drug trends and what you can do as a family to prevent drug use.

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

Where:101 Community College Way
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
When: January 26, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 5 events. In conjunction with the College's Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention Plan initiatives, we will hold an awareness week across all campus sites wherein tables will be set up with resources and pamphlets in support of National Drug Facts Week and Penn Highlands' commitment to a drug-free environment; as well as the health and wellness of our students, the College at large and our community.

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Tennessee

Concord Academy

Where:4942 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, Tennessee
When: January 30, 2015
Brief Description: School assembly with student made video and a speaker.

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Texas

LifeSteps Council on Alcohol and Drugs

Where:2021 N. Mays
Round Rock, Texas
When: January 26, 2015, January 27, 2015, January 28, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 3 events. Drug facts booths in different schools/ computer open for chat.

LifeSteps Council on Alcohol and Drugs

Where:2021 N. Mays
Round Rock, Texas
When: January 27, 2015
Brief Description: Drug facts informational booth in local schools.

Impact Futures

Where:600 S. Tyler
Amarillo, Texas
When: January 29, 2015
Brief Description: Assembly: marijuana facts revealed, skits and music.

SLMS Health Education

Where:Sugar Land Middle School
Sugar Land, Texas
When: January 26, 2015, January 30, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 2 events. Poster, art, and video contest.

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Virginia

Newport News Behavioral Health

Where:17579 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, Virginia
When: January 27, 2015
Brief Description: I am the substance abuse cooridnator at the facility, and to be honet I am not exactly sure the type of event that I would like to have at this current time, however I would love to be able to speak with a representive for ideals.

Antioch Baptist Church

Where:1384 New Market Road
Henrico, Virginia
When: January 28, 2015
Brief Description: Age- appropriate Youth Break out sessions on Health & Drug Awareness Issues

Hampton Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Where:300 Butler Farm Road (tentative location awaiting confirmation)
Hampton, Virginia
When: January 31, 2015
Brief Description: We will hold a National Drug facts fair, which will include small lectures, games, trivia and scavenger hunts.

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Wyoming

ESCAPE Program

Where:Wind River Reservation and Fremont County Schools
Fort Washakie, Wyoming
When: January 26, 2015, January 27, 2015, January 28, 2015, January 29, 2015, January 30, 2015
Brief Description: Hosting 10 events. The ESCAPE Program will host class room presentations, School Assembly, Community presentations at five diffrent school districts and within those school districts ESCAPE will present at 10 schools.

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