NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th annual Community Needs Evaluation from Metro Social Services in Nashville reported drug overdoses surpassed murder, suicide and motor vehicle accidents as the leading cause of death in Tennessee, with more than 1,100 in 2013 alone.
So Drug-Free South hit the streets to distribute copies of the The Truth About Marijuana booklet to people heading for the Country Music Association Music Festival this past weekend. Hundreds of copies of the booklet were distributed by the Tennessee chapter of the Los Angeles–based Foundation for a Drug-Free World (FDFW).
Brian Fesler, regional coordinator for FDFW and pastor of the Church of Scientology Nashville, said, "We are changing lives. Each person to receive this booklet could be a person saved from a lifetime of suffering and addiction."
The Truth About Drugs booklets cover all basic effects of the most commonly abused drugs, their common street names, and how to recognize when a dealer is trying to persuaded you to experiment with a drug. To learn more or order booklets, visit drugfreesouth.org.
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