Monday, April 18, 2011

Graphic Drug Prevention Program To Kick Off In Connecticut

The Hartford Courant, April 15, 2011 "'The Graphic Truth,' the controversial drug/alcohol prevention program so urgently requested by local superintendents and school officials makes it debut. Currently, the death rate among 12 -18 year old students is at the highest in Connecticut's history and schools have run out of viable options. The program includes live presentations hosted by people who have personally experienced addiction; the use of very graphic video re-enactments of the true-to-life consequences of drug/alcohol abuse; a color-animation of the what physically occurs within the brain to cause addiction; a video from Dr. Daniel Amen's recent discovery of the permanent damage today's substances are having on the developing brains of young students; and a Q & A with students/faculty." Read More

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