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08 Sep
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Highlights from the 10th Annual Prevention Summit in Tampa, FL

With nearly 300 attendees, 34 vendors, and 21 event sponsors, the 10th Annual Drug Prevention Summit was a huge success! We were thrilled to have 29 influential leaders share their expertise, data, resources, and passion for substance use prevention over ...

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19 Aug
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First National Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness Day

Sunday, August 21st marks the first National Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness DayTM  created to remember the lives lost from illicit fentanyl poisoning and acknowledge the devastation caused to loved ones and communities all over the nation.

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09 Aug
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Building Hope and Success through Education and Advocacy

Drug Free America Foundation will host the Annual Gala on October 19th, 2022 centered on, “Building Hope and Success through Education and Advocacy.” Enjoy a silent auction, delicious dinner, and live entertainment as we present the first ever Inaugural Heart ...

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20 Jun
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Marijuana Summit: Education, Prevention, Advocacy

Join us for a two-day conference in Rosemont, Illinois where we will hear from national drug demand reduction experts on the impacts of current marijuana laws and how to use what we learn to advocate for policies that protect public ...

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10 Jun
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Shift in Trends of Prenatal Substance Use Observed with Rapid Increase in Prenatal Marijuana Use

A new study in JAMA Network Open finds that over a 10-year period, prenatal use of marijuana increased at a faster rate than the prenatal use of other substances.

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01 Jun
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Heightened Risk of Substance Use Disorders Among Female Youths Who Attempt Suicide

A new study in JAMA Psychiatry finds that female youths between the ages of 8 and 19 who attempted suicide had a substantial risk of hospitalization for a substance use disorder (SUD) later in life compared to female youths who ...

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26 May
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DFAF Attends International Conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

DFAF was honored to attend the international conference, Uniting the Global Community to Face the Challenge of Addiction, hosted by ISSUP, NRC of the UAE, ICUDDR, and the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).

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06 Apr
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NEW Episode Released in Pathways 2 Prevention Podcast!

In this month's episode, we talk with Mr. Dandy Yela, the World Federation Against Drugs DRC Country Representative about their Sober Youth Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  

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21 Mar
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It’s National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week!

Drug Free America Foundation is proud to partner with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) taking place today, Monday March 21st ...

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09 Feb
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Adverse neonatal outcomes associated with maternal marijuana use during pregnancy

Infants born to women who reported marijuana use during pregnancy were more likely to experience adverse neonatal outcomes than infants born to women who did not report marijuana use during pregnancy (non-users) according to a new study published in the ...

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