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Letter to the Minister of Education from a concerned parent regarding RX drug abuse education

Original Letter: Sent: May-30-13 11:08 AM To: ‘educmin@gov.ns.ca‘; ‘ramonajennexmla@bellaliant.com‘ Subject: School curriculum Dear Mrs Jennex, I am writing you today with a plea of assistance in having the drug awareness curriculum to be changed by the start of the school year in 2013.  The current curriculum is outdated and not sufficient for today’s youth based… Continue reading Letter to the Minister of Education from a concerned parent regarding RX drug abuse education

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Letter to the Minister of Education From A Concerned Parent – RX Drug Abuse Education

Dear Minister Jennex: I have a daughter who will be entering Grade 11 this September and I have an older daughter who graduated last year from High School.  We live in the Annapolis Valley and I chose to bring my children up in this area because I grew up and went to Cole Harbour High… Continue reading Letter to the Minister of Education From A Concerned Parent – RX Drug Abuse Education

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Letter To The Minister Of Education From A Concerned Teacher – RX Drug Abuse

Hi Mrs. Jennex, My name is Michelle Longley and I teach grade 7 English Language Arts and Healthy Living at Chester Area Middle School. I recently invited Amy Graves to come and speak to my grade 7 students about Prescription Drug Overdose. Some older students at my school had come to me confidentially, worried about… Continue reading Letter To The Minister Of Education From A Concerned Teacher – RX Drug Abuse

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Nova Scotia Dept. of Education Says “Only a very small percentage of high school students abuse prescription drugs”.

It has been over one year since the prescription drug abuse epidemic in the Annapolis Valley hit the media. Since then I have been contacted from parents all over Nova Scotia who have lost their children to accidental prescription drug overdoses. Most common Dilaudid or Methadone. I have voiced my concerns to the Minister of… Continue reading Nova Scotia Dept. of Education Says “Only a very small percentage of high school students abuse prescription drugs”.

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Letter To Ramona Jennex , The Minister Of Education About RX Drug Abuse Education in Local Schools

From: Amy Graves [mailto:amygraves@mail.com] Sent: Monday, March 26, 2012 9:42 AM To: ramonajennexmla@bellaliant.com Subject: Rx Drug Education In Nova Scotia Schools   Dear Ms. Jennex , I have been emailing you since the summer of 2011 about the prescription drug problem in the Annapolis Valley and Nova Scotia . I received only one reply and… Continue reading Letter To Ramona Jennex , The Minister Of Education About RX Drug Abuse Education in Local Schools

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N.S. Minister Of Education Looks At Drug Awareness Documentary For Local Schools

 —– Original Message —– From: Education Minister Sent: 01/19/12 08:50 AM To: amygraves@mail.com Subject: Drug Education in Schools Dear Ms. Graves: Thank you for bringing this film to my attention. Overtaken is a powerful documentary. I have asked English Program Services staff to initiate a review to determine if Overtaken is an appropriate curriculum resource.… Continue reading N.S. Minister Of Education Looks At Drug Awareness Documentary For Local Schools