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Prevention & Education Programs In Canada

Drug prevention and education are one of the most important steps in helping youth and adults understand the dangers of drugs and addiction, and alcohol abuse.  Education programs are set up in so many different ways and operate all throughout Canada in every province, city and town through private organizations, provincially and locally funded organizations.  The purpose of drug education is to inform communities with current and up-to-date information about all the different types of drugs both illicit and legal, street and prescription.  There is so much information available about drug and alcohol addiction and the different types of drugs that it can be difficult to filter through all of it, and this is why education programs are so important to help spread the current information among communities within different cities across Canada.

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Drug prevention programs are designed to teach people how to stay away from drugs and how not to abuse alcohol.  These programs are especially important for youth so as they can make smart decisions when it comes to drugs and alcohol, and not get caught up in peer pressure and learn how to say no.  Teens face problems with drugs on sometimes a daily basis during their time as school and among friends, but drug prevention programs can give them valuable life skills and tools to say no and not get caught up in addiction.  Drug education and prevention are an essential tool in the battle against drug and alcohol addiction, and has proven very successful in helping people not become addicted to drugs and alcohol.

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people.

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