Safety First: A Reality-Based
Approach to Teens, Drugs and Drug Education, a booklet written by Dr. Marsha
Rosenbaum and published by The Lindesmith Center, will be released at the
October 29 conference, "Just Say Know: New Directions in Drug Education,"
in San Francisco.
Rosenbaum, director of The
Lindesmith Center-West, is a widely published expert on drug abuse.
She is also the mother of a teen-aged son, and wrote Safety First for other
parents as well as teachers and administrators. The 20-page pamphlet
analyzes the current status of drug education and includes recommendations
about how it could be improved. Also included is an open letter Rosenbaum
wrote to her son about drugs, published last year in the San Francisco
The pamphlet can be found
on the Lindesmith Center website at http://www.lindesmith.org/library/safetyfirst.pdf.
Included on the site is a list of reality-based drug education programs
from around the world. Program providers may forward their
information to [email protected].
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Issue #113, 10/22/99
California Reports Record Percentage of Drug Prisoners: One in Eight Imprisoned for Simple Possession of Drugs | Marijuana Arrests Stay at Record-High Level: FBI Reports 682,885 Marijuana Arrests in 1998, 88% for Possession | NORML Foundation Releases Report Detailing European Marijuana Policies | Maine Sheriff Endorses Medical Marijuana | Just Say Know: New Directions in Drug Education -- Conference in SF Next Week | Safety First: Reality-Based Drug Education Booklet Published by The Lindesmith Center | Newsbriefs | San Francisco Beats New York at Crime Reduction | Newsbriefs | Publication Suspended of New Book Claiming George W. Bush Arrested for Cocaine in '72 | Elizabeth Dole Drops Out of Race | Editorial: Whose life is it anyway?
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