Navigation Links
Anti-Drug Booklet Created by Talented Youth Just Released by Narconon

(PRWEB) July 25, 2013

Experts agree that peer pressure is one of the primary forces that encourages young people to start using drugs. The National Institute on Drug Abuse, as an example, focuses on how to resist this influence on their website for youth, "NIDA for Teens." Many other groups, such as the United Nations and the Mayo Clinic, publish advice on how youth can be protected from this pressure. In Southern California, however, Narconon Drug Prevention & Education, a drug abuse prevention program, puts peer pressure to good use with the publication of a new coloring book, Make Your Goals Come True, Say No to Drugs! Say Yes to Life!

The 16-page booklet, with 35 quality and fun illustrations by local young artists, advises youth how they can achieve their goals. The back cover is dedicated to the eight young artists who volunteered their time to the project with a picture and short bio for each. For these young artists, this project contributed to the achievement of their own goals. One young woman enjoys volunteering, and a young man believes you should treat others as you would want to be treated. Some of these youth want to go on to have careers in art while another wants join the Marines and another wants to become an architect.

The creator of the project is the Executive Director of Narconon Drug Prevention & Education, Sigal Adini.

"I wanted to give young people an opportunity to help their peers and communities in truly meaningful ways," Sigal said. "These artists are to be highly commended for their contribution. They did it because they care."

Each page of the booklet includes a brief lesson on what young people can do to ensure they are able to realize their own dreams. The lessons include advice to work hard to achieve goals, take care of one’s health, learn new skills and practice them, and stay away from harmful drugs. The second page of the booklet is devoted to a Spanish translation of the inside text for parents who do not speak English, so they will be able to follow along and communicate with their children about the lessons.

Sigal has received enthusiastic responses to be booklets she has distributed to Boys and Girls Clubs, a local Council Member’s Office, the LAPD cadet program, churches, health fairs and other events, most of them in the Northeast San Fernando Valley.

For more information about the booklets, Sigal can be reached at 888-800-8331.

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. The New Anti-Aging Skill Everyone Can Employ for Better Health and Better Skin, Says Sublime Beauty® Who Offers an Instruction Booklet
2. Moffitt Cancer Center researchers analyze how Spanish smoking relapse booklets are distributed
3. All cancer cells are not created equal
4. Human model of Huntingtons disease created from skins stem cells
5. Worlds fastest camera, created by UCLA engineers, used to detect rogue cancer cells
6. Cyborg Tissue Created Using Nano-Wires
7. Stem cell sticky spots recreated by scientists
8. Not All Whole Grain Products Are Created Equal, Study Claims
9. "I feel like a woman again." -- Ruth Swissa Has Created a Product that Temporarily and Permanently Restores Women's Sense of Self
10. New Association Created to Advocate for Medical Marijuana Patients, Dispensary Operators and Advocates
11. New Institute for Precision Medicine created at Weill Cornell and NewYork-Presbyterian
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... announced its strategic partnership with Connance, a healthcare industry leader providing predictive ... proven, proprietary technology combine to provide health systems, hospitals and ambulatory surgical ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... Quality metrics are proliferating in ... ways they remain in the eye of the beholder, according to experts who offered ... The American Journal of Managed Care. For the full issue, click here . ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned by Whole Health ... the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made from Chinese herbs ... Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root Extract and Rehmannia ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 ... ... will discuss health policy issues and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June ... share their work on several important health care topics including advance care planning, ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can easily customize each ... Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn pictures into hand ... select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text in the Final ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... DUBLIN , June 27, 2016 Jazz ... the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act ... proposed acquisition of Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Celator"; Nasdaq: ... 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). As previously ... entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Jazz ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CHAPEL HILL, N.C. , June 24, 2016 ... in healthcare decisions and regulators/payers have placed more ... this new environment, patient support programs in the ... support for patients, medications. Consequently, pharmaceutical companies are ... to ensure they are providing products and services ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016   Bay Area ... Network,s Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness ... and Rehabilitation, MIT Hacking Medicine, University of California, ... today announced the five finalists of Lyme ... disease.  More than 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: