On August 31st, Scientology Network will commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day with a marathon television event.
In the US alone, drug overdose deaths average one every five minutes. International Overdose Awareness Day is observed both to remember the victims of drug overdoses and to inform the world on the urgent need to adopt effective drug education campaigns.
The day’s programming will feature powerful, informative films and anti-drug activists who work in partnership with Foundation for a Drug-Free World to provide evidence-based education programs to stop the rise of drug overdoses.
Focusing on the critical importance of early education to combat drug use, Foundation for a Drug-Free World partners with schools, community organizations and government institutions, empowering people in 180 countries with information on the true dangers of drugs.
Darren Tessitore, featured on Voices for Humanity, knows firsthand the critical importance of providing drug prevention education. He states, “Drugs are very prominent. They’re everywhere. The proper education is what’s going to turn the tide on this.”
The marathon event will be broadcast around the world and includes:
The International Overdose Awareness Day marathon starts August 31st at 8am ET.
See the full schedule at scientology.tv/schedule.
The Scientology Network debuted on March 12, 2018. Since launching, the Scientology Network has been viewed in 240 countries and territories worldwide in 17 languages. Satisfying the curiosity of people about Scientology, the network takes viewers across six continents, spotlighting the everyday lives of Scientologists; showing the Church as a global organization; and presenting its social betterment programs that have touched the lives of millions worldwide. The network also showcases documentaries by Independent filmmakers who represent a cross section of cultures and faiths, but share a common purpose of uplifting communities.
Broadcast from Scientology Media Productions, the Church’s global media center in Los Angeles, the Scientology Network is available on DIRECTV Channel 320 and can be streamed at scientology.tv, on mobile apps and via the Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV platforms.
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