Yoda: “Host Teenage Parties Parents Mustn’t”

Article by Communications Coordinator, Merab Favorite Drug Free Manatee’s “House Party” video will play at the Royal Palm Theater during the launch of Star Wars: The Last Jedi in order to educate the public about the health and safety risks of providing alcohol to...

Manatee Students Train; Take Action at Their Schools

Article by Program Coordinator Ally Bergmann Drug Free Manatee hosted high school students from across the county at DaySpring Episcopal Conference Center in Parrish in order to teach them leadership skills to address problems in their schools. Initially, the training...

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...