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Narconon Drug Rehab Educates Children, Parents at County Fair
Date:9/23/2009

ATLANTA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Narconon Drug Rehab Georgia has taken drug education to a new level - to the local county fair. While most adult attendees of the fair were interested in the arts and crafts, winning a prize at the concession stands, or seeing who won the 4-H events, they also wanted to know what was in the Narconon Georgia Drug Education Booth.

Visitors were not disappointed in the colorful display. Children signed a pledge promising to remain drug-free and study hard in school, while adults learned about the signs of drug abuse and how to talk to their kids about drugs. After signing the drug-free pledge the kids got a free toy and parents left armed with literature.

"Many of the adults who stop by are grateful to learn about prescription drug abuse and how easy it is for children to become addicted to medicine found in the family medicine cabinet," commented Gordy Weinand, spokesperson for Narconon Drug Rehab Georgia. "The kids learn a lot about the dangers of drug abuse, sign our drug-free pledge, and get a prize. We have a lot of fun, while teaching a serious topic at the same time."

As studies show, drug abuse of hard street drugs is on the decline while prescription drug abuse is a growing problem that if not halted will be at epidemic proportions.

"It seems that more and more news stories are about a celebrity dying of prescription drug addiction or being treated for it," comments Mr. Weinand. "Michael Jackson, Heath Ledger, Burt Reynolds, people you would never imagine having a problem with prescription drugs are finding themselves in tr
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