The Anti-Drug Forum is back on track for the New Year and is already putting plans in place for an exciting year ahead! The Organization is all set in striving for a drug free community in their innovative and effective ways. Especially heart-warming to hear upon return was the outstanding Matric examination results from their SMART Club learners in various schools! This goes to prove that the SMART Club learners mean business and are all set to make their mark in the world a positive one!
Sam Pillay Director of the Anti-Drug Forum Said: “2015 was indeed an amazing year with exciting events in many schools via SMART Club members. 2016 is going to be even more exciting with new ideas that have been developed. Arrangements are currently being made with various co-ordinators for extra-curricular activities such as dance classes and sports. Learners will be encouraged to participate in these activities. Parents are also urged to ensure that they are involved in the ir child’s school activities. Education is the key to prevention and awareness.”
The Anti-Drug Forum renders services to the community to assist individuals suffering from substance abuse as well as those who have been impacted by substance abuse. It also renders various services of awareness and prevention programs to individuals and learners in and around the Chatsworth area. Some of these services/ programs include; Drug Testing, Support group sessions as well as post-detox psycho social sessions, intensive counselling sessions with qualified Social Workers, Education and Awareness programs for schools and various organizations, Early Intervention Program for learners experimenting with dagga, After care sessions for substance abuse dependents. All psycho-social and counselling services are done free of charge, the only charge you will incur will be the Drug testing.
The Anti-Drug Forum Offices are open Monday-Friday between 8am-4:30pm.
The Organization is situated at 17 Trisula Avenue, Arena Park Chatsworth. For more information on their programs and services contact their offices on 031 404 6993/ email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Anti-Drug Forum would like to wish all returning students all the best for the new school year ahead. 2015 was a beautiful year in which many off our SMART Clubs in various schools proved their talents with outstanding programs and events. The learners and schools came together on various occasions to stand together in the fight against substance abuse as well as to stand together.
Sam Pillay director of the Anti-Drug Forum said: “ 2015 was an exciting year for us and we look forward to 2016 to be even better! The SMART Club concept has really been effective in many schools and we are looking forward to expanding the concept this year. We urge all schools to get involved. It is important that learners get involved in these programs along with their academic program to ensure holistic development and to groom the learners into young future leaders which our community is in need off. I wish the learners all the best for 2016 and look forward to see what our SMART Clubs have in store for us this year!”
The Anti-Drug Forum would also like to congratulate all the SMART Club Learners who have excelled academically in their 2015 year-end examinations. We are extremely proud of these learners and look forward to seeing them excel in their future ventures as young future leaders of their communities.
The Anti-Drug forum would like to wish all the learners the very best for the school year ahead, remember it is okay to say No! Do not allow yourself to succumb to the pressures of high school by indulging in substances. For parents who would like more information on the warning signs of Substance Abuse, they will be posted on the Anti-Drug Forum website. For further information on the ADF programs and information on substance abuse you may contact the ADF on 031 404 6993 or email email@example.com
The ADF Team,