Drug Free America Foundation, Inc (DFAF)

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: 5999 Central Avenue, Suite 301
P.O.Box 11298
St. Petersburg, Florida 33710
Country: United States of America
Region: Northern America
Website: http://www.dfaf.org
UN Languages: English
Other languages:
   
Areas:
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Research
  • Training

  • Other:'drug policy reform'
Short description:
Drug Free America Foundation, Inc. is a drug prevention and policy organization committed to developing, promoting and sustaining global strategies, policies and laws that will reduce illegal drug use, drug addiction, drug-related injury and death.
Objectives:
-Opposing efforts to legalize, decriminalize or promote illicit drugs or promote illicit dug use.
-Encouraging citizens to strive for drug-free homes, schools, workplaces and communities.
-Advocating abstinence-based drug education in schools and healthy alternatives
-Educating employers about the dangers of illicit drug use in the workplace and the important role of drug-free workplace programs.
-Supporting law enforcement and drug interdiction efforts.
-Promoting cooperation between national and international leaders and governments to develop and implement polices and laws that will reduce drug use and abuse.
-Improving global communication between scientists, researchers and physicians to advance our knowledge of drug abuse, addiction and treatment.
-Sharing our knowledge, resources and experience with others working to prevent or eliminate illicit drug use.


DFAF has 5 divisions:
-International Scientific and Medical Forum on Drug Abuse
-International Task Force on Strategic Drug Policy
-Institute on Global Drug Policy
-National Drug Free Workplace Alliance
-Students Taking Action Not Drugs (STAND)
Other offices: