Tag: young people

New ads urge parents to ‘enforce’ as another $46m pledged for campaign

“Now that Australians have a better understanding of this issue and are ready to act, we now need to focus on proactive and preventative conversations with young people – before a problem arises,” said Senator Ruston. “Every little conversation we have with young people around respectful relationships is an opportunity to instill the positive attitudes […]

Trae Young discusses mental health in new initiative

Late in the fourth quarter of last night’s win over the Clippers, Hawks point guard Trae Young saw teammate Onyeka Okongwu cut to the brim. Young’s teamwork with Okongwu turned a typical piece into an alley-oop of highlights. That’s what the Hawks and their All-Star point guard do on and off the field. They make […]

Lanarkshire schoolgirl champions pioneering campaign to persuade young people to donate blood

A Lanarkshire teenager with ambitions to study medicine has successfully completed a pioneering program aimed at improving young people’s understanding and awareness of blood donation. Mairi McLeod, 17, was one of 15 Glasgow Academy students who took part in the pioneering initiative organized by charity Give Blood 4 Good. And now she hopes schools in […]

Hyderabad Police launches campaign to sensitize youths about drug use

Telangana Minister of Fisheries and Cinematography, Talasani Srinivas Yadav, on Thursday launched an anti-drug awareness campaign by Hyderabad City North Zone Police at Begumpet Classical Gardens. Speaking on the occasion, Srinivas Yadav said, “There is a drastic change in the culture and way of life. Drug prevention must be part of the school curriculum to […]

Dad launches ‘One Pill Kills’ social media campaign after son’s overdose death

Isaac “Bubba” Solis Jr., who passed away in 2019, had a passion for working on cars. (Photo provided by family) Isaac Solis, 45, has a warning for parents and others. “It only takes one fake fentanyl pill to lose someone you love,” said Solis, whose son, Isaac Jr., died in 2019 after taking what he […]

Addiction is a bigger challenge than activism: J&K Top Cop

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Police Chief Dilbag Singh said on Saturday that rising drug abuse is a bigger challenge than militancy in the union territory. “Drug addiction is becoming a bigger challenge to society than fighting militancy,” DGP said at a ceremony to lay the foundation stone of a police drug rehabilitation center by Lt. […]

TikTokers describe trolling and misinformation working on Covid campaign

Scientists hired by the government to spread Covid-19 messaging on TikTok and Instagram have spoken of the level of misinformation and abuse they have encountered online. The creators of the new communications strategy, which saw the Department of Health embark on public health messaging on social media, also told the AP news agency how bad […]

Governors Wives Forum Supports NDLEA, Seeks Partnership in Drug War –

The Nigeria Governors’ Wives Forum has declared its full support for the National Drug Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, and its ongoing war against illicit drug abuse and trafficking. The forum is also looking for a formidable partnership that will protect states and Nigeria from the threat of the drug subculture. The statement was the culmination of […]

Casey DeSantis and Joe Ladapo carry an anti-drug message on the road

On Thursday evening, the First Lady and the Surgeon General worked to bring a major problem to light: drug overdoses. At a “mini-assembly” roundtable in Pinellas County, they talked about a campaign that could do something to stop them. So-called “assembly tool kits” will be available from the state for schools that want Tallahassee’s help […]

Drug epidemic: Experts suggest consumption of ‘ice’ has increased alarmingly

The recent murder of a 60-year-old man in an apartment in Karachi’s Saddar neighborhood, allegedly by a 40-year-old woman living in his home, shocked the city after police investigation revealed the suspect was “on ice” for the criminal act. This grisly crime has opened a window into the silent epidemic of drug addiction sweeping the […]

Ghana: FDA and MUSIGA launch campaign against drug addiction

The Food and Drug Authority (FDA), in partnership with the Musicians’ Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), has launched an anti-drug campaign to alleviate drug addiction among the country’s youth. The campaign, which is a music video featuring top musicians including Kwame Eugene, Article Wan, Eno Brony and Bogo Blay, was released yesterday. This was contained in […]

Haryana IPS officer chooses 25 villages to make them drug-free, violence-free

Haryana IPS officer Rakesh Kumar Arya, who currently serves as Hisar Channel’s IGP, has selected 25 villages under his jurisdiction that he plans to make drug-free. Arya said he himself would monitor all efforts in the drug crusade, starting with identifying drug addicts, through their treatment, to launching a campaign against drug trafficking. Arya (45), […]

All For New Zealand To Kick Tobacco – But Don’t Criminalize Smoking | Eleanor Margolis

I once lived with an activist vegetarian who grew up near a slaughterhouse. With a thousand-yard gaze, he spoke of how his bloody runoff would seep into his local playground. He hadn’t touched meat since those days. You often hear this sort of thing from vegetarians and vegans: that if you watched what was going […]

Berozgari Say Swa-Rozgar; Dist Admin Kupwara Launches District-Wide Job Creation Awareness Campaign – India Education | Latest Education News | Global education news

KUPWARA: The Kupwara District Administration, together with all relevant departments, today organized a job fair (Rozgar Mela) in Dak Bungalow Reddi Chowkibal and Dak Bungalow Tangdhar, to raise awareness of all the programs of self-employment. During these Melas, unemployed young people from the Keran, Meelyal, Kralpora, Chowkibal, Teetwal and Tangdhar bloc participated and registered on […]

Stricter laws demand as child abuse image crimes in Scotland reach highest level in five years

CAMPAIGNS called for tougher laws as the number of offenses relating to the possession, taking, manufacturing and distribution of child pornography in Scotland peaked in five years. Over 3,000 child abuse image offenses have been recorded by Scottish police over the past five years. And data shows that crimes related to possession of child pornography […]

Mental Health Awareness and Training Grant

On St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea received a $ 625,000 Mental Health Awareness and Training (MHAT) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in September 2021. The grant will provide mental health training to over 2 500 community members over the next five years. . The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration […]

Spezia Calcio wears special jerseys to raise awareness and fundraise for campaign against gender-based violence and welcomes Afghan refugees at Alberto Picco stadium

SPEZIA, Italy, November 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Spezia Calcio players wore special shirts in Sunday’s Serie A game against Bologna to raise awareness and raise funds for a campaign against gender-based violence. The social responsibility campaign was created by the Serie A club and Differenza Donna, an NGO that operates nationally and internationally, […]

Kenneth Hardin: New organization still looking to take the High Road – Salisbury Post

Dr King asked, “The most persistent and pressing question in life is: what are you doing for others? The nonprofit High Road Inc. works around the clock to address them in everything we do. Our mission is “to be an advocate for all underestimated and underrepresented people, focusing on equity, justice and equal access.” Simply […]

New campaign launched to help detect signs of domestic violence

A new study found that 81 percent of young people said they would like to intervene if a friend was abused, however, 16 percent said they would find it easy to spot the signs. The investigation by Women’s Aid, the leading national organization in Ireland working to end domestic violence against women and children since […]

Snapchat ban on drug sales ‘top priority’, says Snap

Executives from Snap, TikTok and YouTube defended their efforts to protect children on their platforms as members of Congress beat them on Tuesday with questions about the algorithms, security measures and practices they use to keep children safe. young people engaged with their applications. All executives have widely stated that they believe some explicit content […]

Pill can kill, DEA official says of annual drug campaign

Red Ribbon Week is the country’s longest-running drug abuse prevention campaign. It has been honored annually for over three decades and will begin on Monday. Red Ribbon Week was created in honor of Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, a Drug Enforcement Administration agent who was killed in Mexico in 1985. According to the DEA, millions of people […]

# Every1KnowsSome1: DOVES standing up for youth and others during Domestic Violence Awareness Month | New

“I think the biggest piece is that we know, over and over again, that there are so many people affected by domestic violence, but it’s hidden,” Peden said. “Often, they themselves, or their friends and family members, don’t necessarily know how to help or what they can do, or they need the support themselves. “ […]

Agency accused of deleting LGBTQ webpage after criticism – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Texas Child Protection Agency is accused of removing a webpage providing information about a suicide prevention hotline and other resources for LGBTQ youth, following criticism by one of the main challengers of Governor Greg Abbott. The Houston Chronicle reported on Tuesday that Abbott’s challenger Don Huffines posted a video on Twitter in August accusing […]

Los Gatos woman accused of organizing drunken parties for teenagers

LOS GATOS, CA – OCTOBER 12: The house of Shannon Brugar pictured in Los Gatos, California on Tuesday October 12, 2021. Shannon Bruga, has been arrested and faces 39 criminal charges, leading to felony and offense of endangering children, sexual According to authorities, the charges of battery, child abuse and misdemeanor for providing alcohol to […]

Inaugural FosterMorey Awards presented to inspiring leaders

LOS ANGELES, October 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – FosterPlus has focused on shaping the public discourse around foster care placement to showcase the potential and promise of young people in foster care nationwide since its inception in 2012. In partnership with media companies, businesses and non-profit organizations, FosterMore strives to infuse positive portrayals of […]

Five Towns Drug and Alcohol Coalition Works to Save Lives | Herald Community Newspapers

Two years after its creation, the Saving Lives Five Towns Drug and Alcohol Coalition is launching a new campaign to “Lock, Inventory, Eliminate” prescription drugs with the aim of reducing access to drugs. “Prescription data shows that if drug addicts are able to get used to or stay with substances like Vicodin or Valium, they […]

Senator Markey demands responses from Facebook after research shows company fails to commit to ban promotion of ads harmful to teens

Facebook’s global chief security officer pledged to Congress last week that Facebook would not allow advertisers to target teens with dangerous content Washington (October 4, 2021) – Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Member of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, wrote to Facebook demanding answers today after new research found that the company had failed […]

California To Impose New Vaping Tax To Help Reduce Teenage Use

SACRAMENTO – Amid concerns over widespread teenage vaping, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday approved a new 12.5% ​​excise tax on e-cigarettes to be paid by California consumers to boost public health and health programs. ‘education. The aim of the legislation is to discourage vaping by minors and further align taxes on e-cigarettes with taxes on […]

Collective efforts are needed to get rid of the drug threat: IGP

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Qazi Jamil ur Rehman said drug use leads to destruction and collective efforts are needed to liberate society from this threat. Addressing a ceremony held at FAST University in Islamabad, the IGP called on parents, family elders and teachers to continuously monitor children’s activities for their bright and secure […]

Drug use increases in Colombia after pandemic

In Colombia, the problem against the trafficking and consumption of illegal drugs has not stopped even with the Covid-19 pandemic and the strict quarantine the country has known for more than three months. Since 1920, the marketing and consumption of cocaine, heroin and laudanum have been banned in the country. However, since the 1960s, the […]

Drug Coalition Secures Grant and Plans Community Events | Local News

A coalition formed to fight vaping and alcohol consumption among youth in Nicollet County is now supported by a federal grant. One of his first efforts is to co-sponsor educational events on October 7 for professionals and parents in the Mankato area. Nicollet County’s Adolescent Chemical Wellness Advocates are among the community entities sponsoring the […]

Charlotte’s agency uses campaign to deter violence in area

Heal Charlotte is spearheading the campaign to be used as a tool to help deter ongoing youth violence. CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – A Charlotte-based agency is doing its part to help tackle the ongoing violence among youth in Queen City. Cure Charlotte spent time on Sunday September 26 working on the “Stop the Violence” marketing […]

DGP bins reports link between team and drug mafia | News Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram: Casting a shadow of doubt on the reputation of the city police’s anti-narcotic operations, reports have revealed that law enforcement officials suspected that members of the DANSAF (District Anti-District Special Action Force) narcotics) here could have formed a connection with members of the narcotics. mafia. The allegations were refuted by the state police chief […]

Premier League stars refuse to promote COVID vaccination ad campaign

Several Premier League stars have reportedly refused to participate in an advertising campaign to persuade players to get the COVID vaccine. With vaccination apparently stalled in recent weeks, clubs have been in talks to release a video featuring club stars to promote the importance of being vaccinated. However, the initiative did not attract attention as […]

Black attitudes towards crime and the police: city discussion

Michael fortner is professor of political science at the Graduate Center of CUNY and author of Black silent majority: Rockefeller drug laws and the politics of punishment. He recently spoke with City newspaper associate editor Daniel Kennelly on how African Americans’ frustration with crime and disorder shaped the ‘tough against crime’ policy of the 1970s, […]

Julie Violette’s career led her to become a lawyer

CHILLICOTHE – She laughs remembering that she wanted to work in sports marketing. Instead, her life took a very different path. This is Julie Violette, former CEO of Big Brothers and Big Sisters who now runs the Ross County Child Protection Center. “This organization really touched me and continues my initial mission with BBBS,” she […]

ILO helps develop campaign strategy for vocational education

The Department of Technical Education, through the Skills 21 project, will launch a campaign throughout the year to increase the popularity of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). The campaign strategy was developed with the assistance of the International Labor Organization (ILO), the implementation of the Skills 21 project funded by the European Union. […]

St Catharines campaign hopes to raise community awareness of overdoses

Posted by Don Redmond Posted on September 1, 2021 St Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik said he hopes his city will help break the stigma surrounding drug addicts by participating in International Overdose Awareness Day.“The flags at the town hall were lowered to remember members of the community who tragically lost their lives due to an […]

Minister of Health launches awareness campaign on HIV and tuberculosis

New Delhi, August 12 Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday launched an awareness program on HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and blood donation on International Youth Day . Lunching the awareness campaign at a virtual event, Mandaviya appealed to young people to join government programs focused on health for citizens. The event was organized to mark […]

New campaign aims to teach young people how to recognize and respond to signs of sexual violence

Advice on how to recognize and resist everyday scenarios of sexual violence and harassment is part of a campaign from the Irish youth website, SpunOut.ie Behavior that contributes to sexual violence is often normalized in society, making it difficult to recognize and deal with when it occurs. Kiki Martire, Director of SpunOut.ie, explains: “As the […]

City leaders hire ex-drug dealer to lead one of Charlotte’s anti-violence initiatives

City of Charlotte and County of Mecklenburg Appointed Site Supervisor Belton L. Platt, originally from Charlotte, for alternatives to violence [ATV] program. Platt will oversee two “violence interrupters” and two outreach workers tasked with mediating and reducing violent crime along the Beatties Ford Road corridor. Officials made the announcement at a press conference Tuesday at […]

Formerly incarcerated teens share their research and ideas on how to improve the juvenile justice system

“They treat us like animals. “I was described as a threat to society by two judges. “ These are just two of the comments made by incarcerated teens in focus group interviews at a juvenile detention center in New Mexico. In two-hour sessions, the young inmates shared their stories of how they broke the law […]

Mass health leaders prepare for vaccine rollout for children under 12

BOSTON (WPRI) – While focusing on increasing adolescent and adolescent vaccinations before it’s time to go back to school, Massachusetts state lawmakers are also focusing on the population most state youth. The Joint Committee on Public Health and the Joint Committee on COVID-19 and Emergency Preparedness and Management held a public oversight hearing to discuss […]

Annenberg Faculty: $ 3.49 million NIDA grant to study vaping among LGBTQ + youth

Annenberg Faculty: $ 3.49 million NIDA grant to study vaping among LGBTQ + youth In the United States, LGBTQ + youth, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer teens, are 10-30% more likely to vape than their non-LGBTQ + peers. Since vaping quadruples the risk of starting to smoke cigarettes or using other tobacco products, […]

Shocking image shows child sitting at railway crossing after ‘train selfie’ craze

A shocking image showing a toddler taking photos at a railway crossing is part of CCTV footage released by rail companies warning of the dangers of so-called ‘rail selfies’. The image shows the baby sitting at the crossing in Harlech as photographs are taken. In Wales, 433 similar serious incidents have been recorded since the […]

LA Metro plans to increase ridership to pre-pandemic levels

With the threat of COVID-19 receding, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to focus on increasing ridership levels that fell 70% during the pandemic and expanding transportation service by common to low-income communities, according to senior transit officials in the agency’s annual report. of the Agency’s event. For the first time in 28 […]

World Addiction Day: Calls for more rehabilitation centers to deal with increasing mental health cases intensify

Calls have intensified for the government to establish more rehabilitation centers in addition to mental health professionals in the sixteen regions of Ghana. Indeed, 242 people in 2020 sought treatment for drug use in fifteen (15) treatment and rehabilitation centers in the country, according to the Narcotics Control Commission. The majority of them – 38 […]

Kerry Metzger criticizes policies that encourage alcohol consumption

NEW PHILADELPHIA – Commissioner Kerry Metzger expresses concern about the impact of policies at national and local levels which he says encourage alcohol consumption. “Public officials must start to take a step back and not put in place policies that will encourage more drug use – and alcohol is one of them – that could […]

CCFC goes fairplay and launches radical new campaign to protect children online

BOSTON, June 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC), the leading watchdog for the children’s media and marketing industries in the country, announced that it is renaming Fairplay. The announcement comes as the organization prepares to launch a major campaign for new regulations to protect American children online, similar […]

Finished Mozart? Classical Music V. Cancel Culture

Well, we’ll admit it: Mozart was a pig! It is a fact, for example, that Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart (1756-1791), better known as Wolfgang Amadeus, enjoyed scatological humor, which came out particularly strongly in the 10 surviving letters to his cousin Maria Anna Thekla Mozart, known as Bäsle, meaning “little cousin”. Some see his […]

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