December 29, 2023
With 2023 coming to a close and communities starting to look forward to 2024, we wanted to highlight the most popular topics that departments across the country requested to address the most pressing and prevalent issues facing their communities:
Let’s All Work Together to Fight Drug Abuse
This journal educates adults, teens, and tweens on alcohol and other substance abuse. Includes are articles on peer pressure, talking to your teen, driving under the influence, and the stages of addiction. Recently added and expanded are sections on fentanyl abuse and vaping.
Let’s Play It Safe
This educational coloring book teaches children about 911, gun safety, seat belt safety, gateway drugs, and the difference between drugs and medicine. With activity and coloring pages, this book reinforces these important ideas for children and pre-teens.
Learn More About…Car Seat Safety
Motor vehicle accidents are increasingly one of the top causes of death among children (ages 1-13). Car seat safety is paramount to ensure children’s protection while traveling in vehicles. Properly installed and appropriately used car seats can significantly reduce the risk of injury or death in the event of a car accident.
Learn More About…Fentanyl Abuse
A synthetic drug used as an exceedingly strong medical painkiller, fentanyl abuse has created a staggering amount of harm. According to the Center for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics, opioid overdose deaths now surpass 100,000 each year, many of which are due to fentanyl. And the problem seems to be getting worse.