Building Youth Leaders

Are you a natural leader who wants to hone your skills in order to make a difference? Drug Free Manatee is recruiting high school students for a weekend-long retreat where they will develop leadership skills in order to provide a positive influence at their high...

Task Force Update

We have certainly been busy here at Drug Free Manatee! An update on our taskforces: Alcohol Task Force: We had a great holiday season with our “Parents Who Host Lose the Most” campaign. We ran public service announcements in 20 Carmike theaters from November through...
“PARENTS WHO HOST, LOSE THE MOST” CAMPAIGN

“PARENTS WHO HOST, LOSE THE MOST” CAMPAIGN

By Associate Director Rita Chamberlain We have expanded our ‘Parents Who Host’ campaign. The PWH two-year-old campaign now includes yard signs, banners at all Manatee County middle and high schools and a rebranded PSA, which launched Nov 20, just in time...

NEW NAME, OLD ISSUES

By Project Director Dr. Jessica Spencer Since August 2015, the Coalition convened local experts and professionals on many occasions and in a variety of ways as we sought to understand, manage and reduce the impact of opioid overdoses in our community. With meeting...