NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE •
Citizens Commission on Human Rights Nashville set up a booth at the National Student Nurses Association convention to brief nursing students and encourage them to report human rights abuses in the field of mental health.
BITONTO, ITALY •
When gang warfare erupted in Southeastern Italy and an innocent woman died, the town pulled together to end drug trafficking and drug abuse. The death of Anna Rosa Tarantino, 84, killed December 30, 2017, in a shootout between competing drug mobs in the town of Bitonto, Italy, inspired a movement.
WASHINGTON, D.C. •
Young human rights advocates attend the first Youth for Human Rights (YHRI) North American Regional Summit in Washington, D.C., organized by the Church of Scientology National Affairs Office and the 2018 YHRI World Educational Tour.
ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO •
Foundation for a Drug-Free World joins forces with the New Mexico National Guard Joint Counterdrug Task Force to educate youth and adults about illicit drug use.
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY •
17th annual Marathon for a Drug-Free Hungary races throughout the country to reach youth with the truth about drugs. The Drug-Free Hungary Marathon is not only the largest sports-related drug prevention campaign in Hungary, it is one of the largest in Europe.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA •
Scientology Churches extend help at their bright yellow Volunteer Minister tents Volunteer Ministers of Scientology Churches in cities around the world set up their bright yellow tents each week to help.
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA •
Members of the Church of Scientology in San Jose celebrated Earth Day by joining the City of San Jose in their Annual Great American Litter Pickup.
PORTO, PORTUGAL •
Claudia Fernandes is taking a stand against domestic violence in Porto, Portugal. More than 450 women have been killed in Portugal through domestic violence over the past 12 years.
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA •
Drug-Free World volunteers representing a broad array of local nonprofits brought drug prevention to the Commonwealth Games to create an impact on Australia’s drug abuse crisis.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA •
Irate demonstrators converged on the World Psychiatric Association Congress in Melbourne to protest psychiatric abuse.
NEW DELHI, INDIA •
15th annual Youth for Human Rights World Tour hosts the 6th annual South Asia Summit in New Delhi.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM •
Those attending the World Health Day Open House at the Brussels branch of the Churches of Scientology for Europe learned how simple it is to reach out to young people with the truth about drugs.
BROOMFIELD, COLORADO •
Foundation for a Drug-Free World reached out to kids, parents and community leaders with vital information that can make all the difference in light of the overdose epidemic that continues to plague Colorado.
BANJUL, THE GAMBIA •
15th Annual Youth for Human Rights World Tour travels to The Gambia to support the reforms of the government and encourage broad implementation of human rights education.
ROME, ITALY •
Italian human rights group calls for an end to coercive psychiatry and to the use of physical or chemical restraints, particularly on children.
PASADENA, CALIFORNIA •
This is the wrong time for complacency, warned a drug abuse prevention program at the Church of Scientology Pasadena, held to educate parents and community groups on new dangers from an old drug.
KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN •
Volunteers from the Church of Scientology Taiwan team up with Lions Clubs International and the Kaohsiung Education Bureau to raise awareness of the dangers of drugs.
ANTWERP, BELGIUM •
On a brisk Saturday afternoon, a few blocks from Antwerp’s famous train station, those visiting the Scientology Volunteer Ministers tent came to understand why the group’s motto is “Something can be done about it.
HOUSTON, TEXAS •
Ceremony acknowledges Scientology Volunteer Ministers from across the country who responded to the region in its time of need. Hundreds of VMs converged on Houston last summer to help families recover from Hurricane Harvey.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA •
Why do so many educators, school resource officers, parents and community and religious leaders rely on the Foundation for a Drug-Free World? Here are just a few of the reasons, taken from thousands of emails that pour in through the Drug-Free World website.