Teaching students about the dangers of drugs

As part of our health education program and commitment to prevention and wellness, we invited the organization Freedom from Chemical Dependy (FCD) Prevention Works to visit our community. A part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, FCD is a non-profit organization that provides substance abuse prevention education for schools world wide. The FCD speaker addressed the students at St. John’s from 5th grade onwards this week,  with a particular focus on grades 8, 9 and 10, as well as teachers and parents. During their visit, FCD prevention specialists : Promoted awareness of addiction, including alcoholism, as a progressive, chronic, and … Continue reading Teaching students about the dangers of drugs