Virtual Presentations Available!
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Courage to Speak Foundation now offers the Courage to Speak Presentation for students, parents, educators, and community members virtually!
Please click the following link Drug Prevention Program Request to request more information on our Drug Prevention Education Programs and Services or call the office at 203-831-9700.
Ponus Ridge Middle School
November 20, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
This presentation targets middle school-age students particularly vulnerable to using gateway drugs such as tobacco, alcohol, marijuana and prescription drugs. Based on national standards for effective drug use prevention programs, this drug prevention education program is carefully designed to inspire middle school students to resist drugs and help them make healthier decisions.
Facts You Should Know about Middle School Students
- 1 in 5 teens has abused a prescription drug- That’s 4.5 million kids
- 1 in 10 teens has abused an over-the-counter cough or cold remedy
- 1 in 5 children have been drunk by the fifth grade
Audience: 7th grade students who took part in Courage to Speak Drug Prevention Education Curriculum and read Sunny’s Story