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To Communicate Effectively With Their Children About The Dangers Of Drugs"

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The Courage to Speak® Presentation is a dynamic, riveting and thought-provoking presentation given by Ginger Katz, Founder and CEO of The Courage to Speak® Foundation, Inc. Ms. Katz, who lost her son to a drug overdose in 1996, has made over 1,000 drug prevention education presentations throughout the country.

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The Courage to Speak® Foundation’s Curriculum for Grades 4-7 (8 Sessions) teaches young children to follow healthy lifestyles and avoid drug use. The drug prevention curriculum is implemented by teachers in schools and supports children in avoiding drugs by giving them a toolbox of knowledge and refusal skills.

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These innovative school-based programs target middle school-age groups particularly vulnerable to using gateway drugs such as tobacco, alcohol, marijuana and prescription drugs. Based on national standards for effective drug prevention programs, the programs are carefully designed to inspire students to resist drugs and help them make healthier decisions.

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This curriculum provides students in grades 9-12 with the knowledge and skills necessary to make healthy decisions and resist the pressure to use drugs. This comprehensive drug prevention curriculum incorporates lessons that address communication, decision-making, risk reduction, problem solving and goal setting to empower high school students to avoid drug use.

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The Courage to Speak® Foundation’s Curriculum for After School Programs is based on the book Sunny’s Story. This innovative after school drug prevention program targets the 4th through 8th grade. This program is adapted from the scientifically proven Courage to Speak® Drug Prevention Curriculum for Elementary Schools.

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Courage to Speak- Courageous Parenting 101® is a free, multi-session drug abuse education and prevention program, offered in both English and Spanish, designed to help parents understand the impact of drug abuse on youth and give them the knowledge required to communicate more effectively with their children about the dangers or drugs.

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The Courage to Speak® Foundation, 71 East Avenue, Suite M, Norwalk, CT 06851     203-831-9700 TOLL FREE: (877) 431-3295