Sponsored by the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties. February 5, 6, 7, Lee County Civic Center
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ALUFAB, USA is our Presenting Sponsor for the 2018 Busey Bank Run for Prevention! Jon Engh (pictured with Hugo Mir), said, "We are delighted to welcome Hugo Mir and Alufab, USA as the Presenting Sponsor for our Busey Bank Run for Prevention. Hugo's generosity will truly impact prevention in Lee County, and will support
The Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida is no longer an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP), effective July 18, 2018, and the Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida will no longer be authorized to offer or grant NBCC continuing education credits.
Join us for this real-life depiction about the dangers of underage drinking and drinking and driving – this walk through play is a great opportunity to talk to your kids about making good choices. Recommended for families, church groups, youth groups, scout troops and concerned citizens.
Thanks to our Run for Prevention Runners and Sponsors, and the United Way of Lee, Hendry Glades and Okeechobee Counties, the Lehigh Acres Boys and Girls Club will include substance abuse prevention in their curriculum, with presentations by the Hanley Foundation, the Lee County Sheriff's Office, Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the Lee Health Trauma
Lee County celebrated Red Ribbon Week with a visit by NFL Alumni Randy Grimes, who visited Cape Coral High School as a guest of the Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Prevention Club
The Derrek's Mission Foundation, Gwendolyn's Café, and the Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida sponsored Lee County's observance of the National Opiate Prevention Education (NOPE) Task Force Candlelight Vigil, October 26. Chaired by Katie Whalen Polewski and Gwenolyn Howard Powell, the vigil took those who have lost loved ones to overdose
[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Did you know...... "50.5% of those in the U.S. who had used prescription pain relievers non-medically in the past year got them from a friend or relative for free. As people use opiods repeatedly, they may not be able to maintain the source for the drugs. This can cause them to turn to cheaper and