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Alabama

Tuscaloosa County High School


Where: Northport, AL
When: November 4, 2011

Brief Description: School wide drug facts exhibit and information station using STM during all lunch shifts.

PRIDE of Tuscaloosa


Where: Tuscaloosa, AL
When: November 4, 2011

Brief Description: High school based event and community-wide recognition with displays, newprint and media coverage.

Alaska

Drug Free Coalition of Juneau


Where: Douglas, AK
When: November 2, 2011

Brief Description: School events in collaboration with the local police department, put on interactive education (driving under the influence with goggles simulators etc.). These events engage students and increase the likelihood of their participation.

Arizona

Oro Valley Optimist Club


Where: Oro Valley, AZ
When: August 27th, September 24th, and November 5th, 2011

Brief Description: Dispose-A-Med is an event, which invites local residents to empty their household of unused, unwanted medications. It is not limited to prescription items but includes over-the-counter medications such as vitamin pills, cough syrup, suppositories, inhalers, patches, etc. It is not limited to human medications. Many veterinary medications mirror the effect of human medications and therefore are dangerous. Some of them are exactly the same formula. The goals of the program are to reduce the availability of harmful medications in the household that toddlers and older children can consume either accidentally or as part of a drug related problem. In addition, the removal of these products is very beneficial to the environment by reducing groundwater pollution. Lastly many of the empty containers are recycled to the animal care agencies for vet meds.

Dysart Unified School District #89


Where: Surprise, AZ
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: We will involve our four high schools and one alternative school in student-driven activities through the week. Student groups such as SADD, Diversity, and Student Council will lead the programming, to include - informational myth buster paper tents on cafeteria tables all week; poster contests; filming of PSAs; banners around campus; etc.

INSPIREHealth.org


Where: Scottsdale, AZ
When: November 6, 2011

Brief Description: We are staging a Run Drugs Out of Town Run at Chase Field on November 6th. The Run is for kids of all ages (so far 19 months to 80 years) and goes once around the warning track. Then you get to run the bases and meet some of the Arizona Diamondbacks and lots more. Everyone wins a medal that says "I'm a winner, I don't do drugs".

Pima Prevention Partnership


Where: Tucson, AZ
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: The week long event event will involve games and creative activities that will strive to shatter the myths of substance abuse. The youth of Sin Puertas will also be participating in, The National Drug IQ Challange.

Coolidge Youth Coalition/Coolidge High SADD


Where: Coolidge, AZ
When: November 3, 2011

Brief Description: We're focusing on the Coolidge Youth Coalition's Go Green-Don't Let Drugs Pollute Your Life quote campaign by doing a Green Ribbon Week at Coolidge High School. On November 3rd, the Coolidge High S.A.D.D. students will be handing out the Drugs- Shatter The Myths booklet. S.A.D.D. students are also putting together drug fact awareness boards to be displayed around Coolidge High School.

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Arkansas

Lawrence County Sheriff's Office


Where: Walnut Ridge, AR
When: November 1-4, 2011

Brief Description: Go to the schools in the county and do drug presentations.

Westside High School


Where: Hartman, AR
When: October 31, 2011 and November 4, 2011

Brief Description: School wide classroom lessons on drug awarness/facts that fit curriculum for each discipline.

Westside High School


Where: Hartman, AR
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Morning Announcements Drug Facts.

Hope Community Coalition


Where: Pine Bluff, AR
When: November 2, 2011

Brief Description: NDFW school Luncheon and hand out note cards to engage kids with drug facts.

California

Weed Community Resource Center


Where: Weed, CA
When: October 31, 2011

Brief Description: Halloween Fright Night National Drug IQ Challenge Free Tee Shirt for anyone receiving 100%.

Manteca Day School


Where: Manteca, CA
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Daily activities dispelling the myths about drugs and violence. Guest speakers, lunchtime activities, poster contests and teen forums.

Action Parent Teen Support/Family Counseling


Where: Valencia, CA
When: November 2, 2011

Brief Description: All day school assembly including Shattering the Myths and Nat'l Drug IQ Challenge.

Coalition for a Drug Free California


Where: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: State of California Media campaign.

Hamilton High School


Where: Anza CA
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: School site will hold the Drug Free California in conjuction with our Red Ribbon Week activites here at Hamilton HS.

Coalition for Placer Youth


Where: Auburn, CA
When: November 3, 2011

Brief Description: Community presentation on the Science of Addiction. Local expert from Full Circle Treatment (youth treatment center) on the Science of Addiction. Ties in with National Drug Facts Week - Shatter the Myths.

Siskiyou County Office of Education, Siskiyou Substance Abuse Coalition


Where: Yreka, CA
When: November 1-4, 2011

Brief Description: Poster contest, Radio PSA's and interviews, Parent Awareness Night, Daily newspaper series re - drug and prevention issues, youth in recovery speakers at schools.

Rocklin Comm. Counseling


Where: Auburn, CA
When: November 1-4, 2011

Brief Description: The Counseling Center will pass out STM and the Nat'l Drug IQ Challenge.

Journeying Onward Substance Abuse Help


Where: Laguna Beach, CA
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Poster Campaign, Presentations, and Questions/Answers Open Discussion. presentation/discussion session at Foothills High in Pleasanton, CA on 10/31 and/or 11/1, Dana Hills High, CA 11/3 or 11/4, and a high school in Long Beach 11/5 or 11/6.

SBCUSD Youth services dept


Where: San Bernardino, CA
When: October 31 - November 2, 2011

Brief Description: I will be having an information booth promoting prevention.

Colorado

PTA


Where: Golden, CO
When: November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Posters are being displayed to advertise the music video competition. We will also be having an i-tune gift card/ipod raffle. Students will take the IQ challenge and submit their test to receive a raffle ticket in an attempt to win an i-tune gift card/ipod. Other events are still in the process of being organized.

CSU Social Work Students in Action


Where: Fort Collins, CO
When: November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Teen sidewalk art competition held in Old Town Fort Collins with pamphlet/book distribution.

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Connecticut

New London Community & Campus Coalition


Where: New London, CT
When: November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Table at school with counselors and health teachers handing out STM.

The Recovery Foundation


Where: Collinsville, CT
When: November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Ninos Martial Arts Studio, public awareness day event, Keynote speaker Scott Gourson, LPC, MS, provide teens with answers to their questions about drugs, their side effects and the dangers of abuse. STM booklets will be distributed.

Delaware

M.F. Chase Education Complex


Where: Dover, DE
When: October 31, 2011

Brief Description: Video Campaign. Children from the community will produce a video telling their story of the increased availability of drugs in the neighborhood and how they are being used. In addition, they will show how social media has helped in increasing the use of them and how violence among teens is on the rise, as a result. They will offer solutions to stamping out this problem through increased awareness and social programs that promotes positive behavior.

New Knollwood Community Center


Where: Claymont, DE
When: November 2, 2011

Brief Description: Community Center will partner with a 4H drug prevention program and bring a presentation to the youth and adults of the community.

District of Columbia

AAA Mid-Atlantic


Where: Washington, DC
When: November 3, 2011

Brief Description: In school assembly program at Duke Ellington School in Washington DC with speakers (TBA) and activities for the students to openly talk about drug facts in a safe and expert environment.

Mentor Foundation


Where: Washington, DC
When: November 2, 2011

Brief Description: National Drug Facts Day, Washington DC Public Schools, National Drug IQ Challenge, Mario Do Right Foundation and T-Shirt Competition with H&M and Mentor Foundation USA are conducting a T-shirt Slogan Design Contest to encourage high school students to express what motivates them to stay drug free now and in the future. Scientific seminar evening of November 2, 2011.

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Florida

Darnell-Cookman Middle/High School


Where: Jacksonville, FL
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Poster Campaign with Drug Facts.

University School of Nova Southeastern University


Where: Fort Lauderdale, FL
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Prescription Drug Abuse Program. Drug Facts will be announced each day.

U of FL College of Pharmacy-Jacksonville, APhA-Academy of Student Pharmacists


Where: Jacksonville, FL
When: November 5, 2011

Brief Description: We will be at the St. Johns Town Center and student pharmacists will be distributing drug facts to keep teens away from street drugs along with teaching them how to be smart about prescription drug use and abuse.

Georgia

Bulloch County PRIDE Youth Programs


Where: Pembroke, GA
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Poster campaign and to hang informational posters at 4 middle schools and 3 high schools. Have morning announcements at the local schools with current drug facts. Provide information to families about what to look for in their teens who may be using, and to prevent future drug use. Have a scavenger hunt for youth and provide useful educational material to teachers and parents.

Mt Zion High School


Where: Jonesboro, GA
When: October 31 - November 1, 2011

Brief Description: Cyber Shoutout! And National Drug IQ Challenge.

Bishop Hall Charter School


Where: Thomasville, GA
When: November 5, 2011

Brief Description: I would like to host an event for primarily our school students, to allow them to participate in the drug fact chat and then debrief with the students after the event. I would be the adult facilitator, I am an LCSW with extensive experience in the field.

Hawaii

Hui Hookupono


Where: Kaunakakai, HI
When: November 7, 2011

Brief Description: We are doing two Seminars . One seminar is targeted to our services to be held in the morning. The second seminar will be held in the evening to target our youth and community. Our guest speakers will be Gary Shimubukuru from Hui Laulima - he will be speaking on prescription drugs. Mark Middleton Marthen of County Florida, will be our second presenter - also on Drugs and internet.

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Illinois

Youth Outreach Services


Where: Chicago, IL
When: October 31, 2011

Brief Description: Graffiti Fact Wall, Half Time Activities, and Halloween Party.

Suburban Life Newspapers


Where: Saint Charles, IL
When: October 26, 2011

Brief Description: Producing a special insert in newspaper on Thursday 10/26. Section content will be taken from NIDA along with local story. Shatter the Myths will be highlighted.

Indiana

Southmont High School SADD


Where: Crawfordsville, IN
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Drug Facts Poster campaign. Put facts on the school announcements. Put on schools web site. Put on Southmont SADD's FaceBook.

New Castle High School SADD


Where: New Castle, IN
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Poster, anti-smoking, anti-drug.

Switzerland County High School BPA


Where: Vevay, IN
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: The SCHS BPA will sponsor a week-long drug awareness program with drug fact posters, drug IQ questions, songs/raps, and a video/podcasts/psas.

Iowa

Van Buren County YLC


Where: Keosauqua, IA
When: November 1-4, 2011

Brief Description: Variety of events throughout the week. Channel 1 videos, morning announcements, posters, classroom activities and "STM" handed out to students.

East Marshall Schools


Where: Le Grand, IA
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Health Facts and Current events.

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Kansas

Oxford Middle School


Where: Overland Park, KS
When: October 31, 2011

Brief Description: Poster Campaign and daily announcements during the week about drug and alcohol prevention.

Kentucky

Betsy Layne High School


Where: Stanville, KY
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: Our CLUE Club will be doing community information fair during the evening and we will try to go to a local discount store and distribute literature.

The First Tee Pine Mountain


Where: Pineville, KY
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: Shatter the Myths Golf Shootout The participants of The First Tee and adults will be participating in a 9 hole team shamble. Drug Facts will be shared on each hole.

Louisiana

Faith Chapel


Where: Baton Rouge, LA
When: November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Teen Youth Group discussion using STM.

Calcasieu Parish Alternative School


Where: Lake Charles, LA
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Recognition of Shatter The Myths Week 10/31/2011- 11/06/2011 at The Calcasieu Parish Alternative School. National Drug IQ Challenge Oct. 31, Graffiti Wall Nov. 4 and Law Enforcement Presentation (TBA Oct. 31-Nov. 4).

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Maine

Health Ministry, St. George's Episcopal Church


Where: Sanford, ME
When: November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Lunch and Learn event with NIDA STM and National Drug IQ Challenge.

Maryland

Drug Facts Chat Day


Where: Rockville, MD
When: November 01, 2011

Brief Description: This chat is being sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

HCDrugFree


Where: Columbia, MD
When: November 3, 2011

Brief Description: Teen advisory Council will be using the National Drug IQ Challenge at all Howard County High Schools during Health Classes.

MD Dept. of Juvenile services


Where: Laurel, MD
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: Drug Awareness with teens in the Juvenile system and Drug Facts Chat Day.

Charles County Juv. Court


Where: La Plata, MD
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: Charles County Juvenile Drug Court is celebrating NDFW at the drug Court graduation on Nov 1. A drug expert will Shatter the Myths about drugs.

Massachussets

APhA-ASP MCPHS-Boston


Where: Boston, MA
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: Pill party skit, powerpoint presentation, National Drug IQ Challenge and distribution of STM.

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Michigan

Student Leadership Services, Inc. (SLS)


Where: Waterford, MI
When: October 29-31, 2011

Brief Description: Virtual, International Conference, Dearborn, Michigan. Planned and hosted by the SLS State Student Advisory Board of 13 high school student leaders training peers in youth-led prevention. Expected 300 live attendees from 50 Michigan high schools. Featuring SLS alumni volunteer staff, committed to youth-led prevention strategies in their personal and professional lives.

Hegira Programs Inc.


Where: Westland, MI
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Student activities and promotions at Hegira's Behavorial Health Center.

The Guidance Center


Where: Southgate, MI
When: November 2, 2011

Brief Description: Town Hall Meeting on Prescription Drug Abuse and Over The Counter Cough Medicine.

Kirtland Comm College


Where: Roscommon, MI
When: November 2-3, 2011

Brief Description: Student awareness campaign with STM and The National Drug IQ Challenge.

Dawn Farm


Where: Ypsilanti, MI
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: Free ongoing two part series designed to help participants learn to identify and adddress adolescent alcohol/drug problems.

Micronesia

Kosrae Substance Abuse and Mental Health Program


Where: Kosrae, Micronesia
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Substance Abuse poster contest addressing NDFW with HS Students.

Minnesota

LSHS SADD


Where: Lakeville, MN
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: SADD will be hosting a week long event for Chemical Awareness week. We would like to pass out STM for students during lunches.

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Mississippi

Newton High School


Where: Newton, MS
When: November 3, 2011

Brief Description: Poster campaign and Natl Drug IQ Challenge assembly, expert speaker with a video presentation.

Starkville High SADD


Where: Starkville, MS
When: November 3, 2011

Brief Description: Drugfacts with Shatter the Myths.

Missouri

Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health


Where: Poplar Bluff, MO
When: October 31, 2011

Brief Description: Halloween Event with Drug Facts.

Montana

Stone Child College Health Promotion


Where: Box Elder, MT
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Shatter The Myths Poster Campaign.

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Nebraska

Westside High School/Career Center


Where: Omaha, NE
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Educational Test, Poster Campaign, and Music Campaign.

Nevada

Quannah Mccall Elem School


Where: North Las Vegas, NV
When: November 5, 2011

Brief Description: Super Saturday Family Event on Nov 5 - Classes for parents and students which will include information from National Drug Facts Week and the STM publication.

International Association of Medicine Backers


Where: Las Vegas, NV
When: November 5, 2011

Brief Description: We have a commercial ready to air for a new drug awareness campaign specifically to Get R.E.A.3D. (Re-Educated and Aware about the Abuse of All Drugs.) This education campaign specifically targets the introduction of new drug Cannabis.

New Hampshire

Kearsarge Reg. High School


Where: North Sutton, NH
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Week long event incuding poster campaign. Poster contest will incorporate information from the National Drug IQ Challenge. The National Honor Society will host an information table during lunch periods. School wide participation in National Drug IQ Challenge followed by discussions facilitated by an adult advisor. End of week raffle for all students acknowledging participation.

McLaughlin Middle School


Where: Manchester, NH
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Classroom presentations about the dangers of drugs, alcohol and tobacco using STM.

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New Jersey

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church


Where: Newark, NJ
When: November 1-5, 2011

Brief Description: This event will be an two day discussion with the youth and young adults about drug abuse and its effects. The young adult discussion will be on November 1 and the youth discussion be will on November 2. We will also be having an open forum for anyone who may want to know more about drug abuse and addiction on November 5.

Bridgeton Municipal Alliance - Youth to Youth


Where: Bridgeton, NJ
When: November 3, 2011

Brief Description: Bridgeton Youth to Youth will be posting BAIL for the City of Bridgeton at their BAIL (Blog About It Live) party! Our goal is to release our community from the myths that shatter the lives of youth, community members and our City. Members, parents and community members will be able to blog about the myths that are associated with AOD's live, take the National Drug IQ Challenge, post on our AOD Graifitti.Truth Wall, take the text challenge by texting truth about AOD's to their mobile directory and ultimately shatter the myths that have been destroying individuals and communities!

New York

White Plains Youth Bureau


Where: White Plains, NY
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Poster Campaign, Facebook posts, and email blasts.

Partnership for Results


Where: Auburn, NY
When: November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Partnership for Results will host Truth and Tips for a Drug Free Auburn using the National Drug IQ Challenge.

SADD


Where: West Hempstead, NY
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: SADD will be hosting a week long event at Hempstead High using STM and National Drug IQ Challenge in Health Class.

Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Providers of New York State, Inc


Where: Albany, NY
When: November 3-4, 2011

Brief Description: An exhibit room with many vendors featuring treatment providers, local prevention providers and NIDA materials STM, National Drug IQ Challenge.

SADD


Where: Hicksville, NY
When: November 3, 2011

Brief Description: Ghost Out, students will be roaming the halls and every 20 minutes a bell will ring and another student will quote from STM publication. Also students will be wearing play cards stating the reason why they are dead.

Bemus Point Elementary Wellness


Where: Bemus Point, NY
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: Our event has already begun. Last week we had Robert Stutman, national speaker on drug awareness come to our school and speak to the students/ faculty/ and community. He did a total of 6 presentations during the day, and will end the with the students doing the National Drug IQ Challenege on Nov. 1, 2011.

SUNY Orange


Where: Middletown, NY
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Drug Facts week posters will be on campus promting the week, with Ed materials.

Uniondale High School---SADD


Where: Uniondale, NY
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Drug Facts and IQ Challenge with students.

North Carolina

ATMS SADD


Where: Trinity, NC
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Door decorating contest with drug facts, morning announcements using facts from Shatter the Myths.

Southwest Onslow High School SADD Club


Where: Jacksonville, NC
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Guest speaker, poster contest, door decorating, announcements, and candy grams with drug free messages.

Excel Outreach and Community Support


Where: Erwin, NC
When: November 5, 2011

Brief Description: We are planning to do a teen fair using the Sheriff Department's Dare program to promote NDFW. Additional sponsors are being added. Poster campaign about Shattering the Myths could be incorporated as well.

Project Lazarus


Where: Moravian Falls, NC
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: Band and Speaker for school on Drug Prevention STM and National Drug IQ Challenge.

Youth Today, Inc. dba CasebyCase


Where: Greenville, NC
When: November 2, 2011

Brief Description: Sharing Drug Facts amongst youth during school assembly.

Sanderson High School


Where: Raleigh, NC
When: November 1-4, 2011

Brief Description: Tuesday, November 1st through Friday, November 4th will include several events including a school-wide assembly with expert neurologist from Duke University, representatives from AA and NA, classroom visits from a recovered and previously homeless addict, as well as a parent information night. Poster/video contests may also occur. Select classrooms are making an effort to incorporate drug and alcohol facts into their curriculum.

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Ohio

Portsmouth City Health Dept.


Where: Portsmouth, OH
When: November 3, 2011

Brief Description: The Portsmouth City Health Department and The Counseling Center will host a Drug Prevention and Youth Ambassador Workshop in Portsmouth Ohio. Students from area schools will be invited to attend this Event and become peer influencers in youth drug prevention and use NIDA resources.

The Link - Sandusky County Health Department


Where: Fremont, OH
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: We will be conducting PSA's and a contest at each of our 5 high schools during the week.

South Central High SADD


Where: Greenwich, OH
When: October 31, 2011

Brief Description: On October 31st we are having an all school assembly. We have 2 speakers for the students. One from the Huron County Sheriffs Department K-9 Unit and a lady who will be speaking about the long term mental effects of using drugs. After the speakers, we are going to view an anti-drug video as a student body. This event is sponsored by the South Central Students Against Destructive Decisions Groups (SADD).

Oklahoma

Sallisaw NOW Coalition


Where: Sallisaw, OK
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: Prevention Specialist for the Sallisaw NOW Coalition visited five class rooms at Gans school in Gans, Ok Sequoyah County. We had the banner with Logo NDFW. Our facts were directed at the misuse of Alcohol by underage youth and how it effects the brain. After the presentation and fact and myth discussion students were asked to make their own posters in groups. Facts about alcohol were used on posters. We also visited the afterschool program at Brushy school (Boys and girls club) in Sallisaw. Posters were made at Brushy and placed in Hallway.

Mid-Del Alternative Academy


Where: Midwest City, OK
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Drug awareness presentations and assembly and the IQ Challenge.

Oregon

Clackamas County Prevention Coalition


Where: Oregon City, OR
When: November 3, 2011

Brief Description: Local Drug Community Forum.

Focus Teen Council


Where: Grants Pass, OR
When: November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Peer to Peer Classroom presentation.

Asian Pacific American Community Support


Where: Portland, OR
When: November 5, 2011

Brief Description: Two hour drug facts activity with teens including the National Drug IQ Challenge, STM distribution, Q&A with local expert.

Warrenton-Hammond School District


Where: Warrenton, OR
When: November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Teens vs. Adults Challenge vs. Adults IQ Challenge.

Breakthrough Counseling Center


Where: Salem, OR
When: November 2, 2011

Brief Description: This event will be held at a church. I will shatter the myths about drugs with the community.

Falls City School District


Where: Falls City, OR
When: November 3, 2011

Brief Description: NDFW assembly at the Middle and High School.

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Pennsylvania

Home Nursing Agency


Where: Altoona, PA
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: NDFW poster campaign with the 6 high schools they serve.

Nation of Neighbors Chaneysville PA


Where: Clearville, PA
When: November 5, 2011

Brief Description: Social Forum Community Awareness Sharing for Teens.

Assoc. of Women in Forensic Science


Where: Philadelphia, PA
When: November 5, 2011

Brief Description: Teens will have a day of education about drugs and drug abuse through breakout sessions facilitated by youth serving agencies.

Penn State U


Where: Altoona, PA
When: October 31 - November 2, 2011

Brief Description: Poster campaign displaying information from NIDA regarding current Drug and Alcohol issues on campus. Speakers Bureau including Essie Auker/Health and Wellness Center on Campus, Steven Hand CAC, Adana Burke-Hooten, LSW and Reresentative from Operation Our Town, Blair County.

Myra's Place


Where: Collingdale, PA
When: November 5, 2011

Brief Description: On November 5, 2011 Myra's Place will have a mad scientist present drug facts prior to having a free concert with free food and drink plus a moon bounce in our parking lot! We will also provide a power point presentaion in the building for the parents and adults. Our event will run from 1pm to 4pm and Holcomb Behavioral Heath Prevention Team will be on hand with free literature on substance use. We will also be collaborating with the Brdgeway Recovery School as well as Ken Willimas Recovery and the Lighthouse Network.

The Council Rock Coalition for Healthy Youth


Where: Newtown, PA
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: The Council Rock School District will participate in a drug facts awareness campaign involving three middle schools and two high schools. During morning announcements a fact chosen by the "Shatter the Myths" booklet will be delivered. A facts bulletin will be constructed and a drug facts knowledge contest will take place during the week. Drug facts week will be part of a two week prevention effort following.

Perkimen Valley School District


Where: Collegeville, PA
When: November 3, 2011

Brief Description: Teen Drug awareness seminar.

Rhode Island

Westerly High School SADD/VAASA


Where: Westerly, RI
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: The group will be providing drug facts information from "Shatter the Myths" to students and having morning and afternoon announcements with statistics.

South Carolina

Positive Feedack


Where: Charleston, SC
When: October 31, 2011

Brief Description: It's like Trading A Piece of Glass For a Diamond! Furndale Community using STM.

Boys and Girls Club of the Pee Dee area


Where: Hartsville, SC
When: October 31, 2011

Brief Description: The Youth will sign a drug free proclamation and create drug free artwork.

Presbyterian College of Pharmacy APhA-ASP Chapter Project Gen Rx


Where: Clinton, SC
When: November 2, 2011

Brief Description: Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy students are going to the local high school. The APhA-ASP members of GenRX are going to get some of the high school students involved in preforming 2 CSI skits. We also plan to do a presentation about some facts about drug and prescription abuse.

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Tennessee

Independent Youth Services Foundation, Inc.


Where: Chattanooga, TN
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: Small group seminar/workshop settings planned and carried out by students.

Metropolitan Drug Commission


Where: Knoxville, TN
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: The Metropolitan Drug Commission (MDC) has partnered with Comcast Cable to air a series of five PSAs during National Drug Facts Week. Five teen volunteers will be filmed asking their most pressing drug and alcohol-related questions. MDC will then work with a local adult expert to get an on-camera response. The PSAs will run 30 seconds each, and a different PSA will run each day of the week on Comcast.

Tusculum Police Department


Where: Greeneville, TN
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Drug Facts media campaign with middle school and high school participation.

Independent Youth Services Foundation, Inc.


Where: Chattanooga, TN
When: November 3, 2011

Brief Description: Poster Campaign.

North Side High School


Where: Jackson, TN
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: 10th Grade assembly with guest speaker and National Drug IQ Challenge.

Florence Crittenton Agency


Where: Knoxville, TN
When: November 4, 2011

Brief Description: On Friday, November 4, 2011 STARS will be holding an event open to all high school students and mentors in Knox County. During the event students will learn about Drug Facts Week and take part in the DFW survey along with creative games, (alcohol goggle relay) to learn about the outcome of consuming drugs and alcohol. We will have trained educators to lead each activity.

Bristol Tennessee Police Dept


Where: Bristol, TN
When: November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Display at local High School and answer any questions that studenst may have. Give students handouts with drug myths and facts.

Texas

TLU Health Center


Where: Seguin, TX
When: November 2, 2011

Brief Description: Using the IQ Challenge in a group presentation with teens.

RGMS/CIS


Where: Rockport, TX
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: School wide event. Presentations from Seniors about shattering the myths, poster campaign.

Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol and UTMB Center for Addiction Research


Where: Galveston, TX
When: October 31 - November 5, 2011

Brief Description: Several schools in the Galveston County Area have in-school organizations that have requested our collaboration for this week long event. Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol, in Collaboration with UTMB and CRCG's Substance Abuse Subcommittee (Community Resource Coordination Group) are working together to increase the opportunity for the ongoing sustainability of Drug Facts Week in this community. Each school will have adult advisors in addition to BACODA and UTMB staff. At each school we will adapt the 'event' for the best fit within the rules listed for events. Some will do Sidewalk Chalk Art Contests, some will do "electronic-media style" poster contests.

Tarrant County Police Crime Watch


Where: Fort Worth, TX
When: October 31, 2011

Brief Description: Community-wide and campus event sponsored by University Health Center.

Big Sandy High School


Where: Dallardsville, TX
When: November 1, 2011

Brief Description: Drug Facts and IQ Challenge 11/1 with students in the cafetria during lunch.

Prevention Resource Center Texas High Student Leadership


Where: Texarkana, TX
When: November 4, 2011

Brief Description: Drug Facts Week and the Prevention Resource Center and Texas High are teaming up for a student leadership workshop on "shattering the myths". It'll be this Friday, Nov 4 at 2

Utah

Utah Valley University


Where: Orem, UT
When: November 3-4, 2011

Brief Description: Set up table with STM and National Drug IQ Challenge with 2 nurses at the table to answer questions.

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Vermont

BHS Health Office


Where: Burlington, VT
When: November 3, 2011

Brief Description: Teen Health Fair using STM and the National Drug IQ Challenge.

Virginia

York County Juvenile Services


Where: Williamsburg, VA
When: November 2-3, 2011

Brief Description: Hosting an interactive booth at 3 local high schools. The booth will offer teens an opportunity to sign a pledge, earn prizes for taking the National Drug IQ Challenge.

Franklin County Sherif's Office


Where: Rocky Mount, VA
When: October 31, 2011

Brief Description: DARE - Students utilizing STM and the National Drug IQ Challenge.

Washington

San Juan Prevention Coalition


Where: Friday Harbor, WA
When: October 12, 2011 and November 1, 2011

Brief Description: Continue youth leadership development and Brain Campaign (addiction and neurotransmission impairment caused by marijuana) with a monthly summit with monthly touch points, and community outreach with bi-monthly touch points for parents. Include updated information that is presented by youth, parents and concerned community members. The Oct./Nov. period would include the NDFW information in our blog, Facebook and website. Distribution and review of the Shatter the Myths Booklet will be shared along with information from our most recent Healthy Youth Survey. In the Process of distributing the Marijuana Abuse Research Report Series as of June 24. Sept. 28-Youth Leadership Summit Goal Setting. Oct. 12- Youth Leadership Summit Follow up 1 actions. Nov. 19-Youth Leadership Summit Follow up 2 actions. Sept. 27-Community Dinner- Family Night Out. Nov. 1-Community Forum.

Science and Management of Addictions


Where: Seattle, WA
When: November 5, 2011

Brief Description: Hosting a youth and families trivia game using the National Drug IQ Challenge. Prizes will be given to the team that's scores the most points.

APhA-Generation Rx


Where: Pullman, WA
When: October 31 - November 4, 2011

Brief Description: The Generation Rx patient care project under the American Pharmacist Association is planning on campaigning the National Drug Facts Week from October 31st to November 4th in the CUB Lair. The College of Pharmacy organization will be collaborating with the ADCAPS program in efforts to reach out to the general WSU community and raise awareness about the misperceptions of prescription medications. We will be handing out free stress balls and passing out flyers containing medication facts through the week.

Wapato High School


Where: Wapato, WA
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Each Day a table will be set up with drug information. A question from the National Drug IQ Challenge will be read over the announcements in the morning and the first 4 students who come to the table with the correct answer will receive a prize. STM and other information will be available for the students as well as informational posters and displays.

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West Virginia

Taylor County Breakin' The Cycle


Where: Grafton, WV
When: October 31, 2011

Brief Description: Taylor County Breaking the Cycle will be hosting a High School Drop out countywide assembly. Hosted by National Youth Leadership Initiative Taylor County for Youth from The Youth.

Youth Services System, Inc


Where: Wheeling, WV
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Teens versus Adults National Drug IQ Challenge and a Drug Facts Documentary.

Wisconsin

West Alli-West Milwaukee School District


Where: West Allis, WI
When: October 31 - November 5, 2011

Brief Description: Health class presentation including National Drug IQ Challenge and STM booklet.

Whitefish Bay High School


Where: Whitefish Bay, WI
When: November 1-3, 2011

Brief Description: Multimedia campaign in all freshmen Health classes and all other students will make a poster, power point, movie, or some other media-attention-getting item to share with the High and Middle school.

Blackwell Job Corps


Where: Laona, WI
When: October 31 - November 6, 2011

Brief Description: Inviting guest speakers from the surrounding communities, essay, poetry and poster contests, large and small "DRUGS - SHATTER THE MYTH" groups.

Wyoming

WyoCARE/ Wyoming Indian High School


Where: Laramie, WY
When: November 1-4, 2011

Brief Description: Drug Facts Week at the Wind River Indian Reservation - Incorporating Drug Facts Week into existing drug and tobacco curriculum at Wyoming Indian High School. Announcement of drug facts over the intercom during the event, dissemination of Shatter the Myths booklet to all students involved in Drug Facts Week and existing curriculum, administering Drug IQ Challenge to students and giving away University of Wyoming gear to students who win the IQ Challenge.

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