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SPAN-DS Annual School Update SPAN-DS Awards DS Seniors Positive Role Model Award and Scholarships Paul Butterworth, Librarian, Dover Sherborn High School Raiders Rock! Ann Dever-Keegan, Assistant Headmaster, Dover Sherborn High School SPAN D-S Launches Button Campaign E-Cigarettes Can Be Toxic Marijuana Facts for Parents
 
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SPAN-DS Annual School Update

With the school year coming to a close, we wanted to share some of the progress and accomplishments of SPAN-DS […]

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SPAN-DS Awards DS Seniors Positive Role Model Award and Scholarships

On June 1st, SPAN-DS (Substance Prevention and Awareness Network-Dover Sherborn) gave the third annual Positive Role Model Award to Kerry […]

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Paul Butterworth, Librarian, Dover Sherborn High School

  Why do you care so much about preventing drug and alcohol use among Dover-Sherborn teens?   Each and every […]

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Raiders Rock!

On Friday, April 15th, all students at the Dover Sherborn Middle School came together to participate in the first annual […]

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Ann Dever-Keegan, Assistant Headmaster, Dover Sherborn High School

Why do you care so much about preventing drug and alcohol use among Dover-Sherborn teens? We know so much now […]

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SPAN D-S Launches Button Campaign

On Friday Feb. 26, all Dover-Sherborn High School faculty and staff adorned a red and white button that simply read […]

E-Cigarettes Can Be Toxic

Many people claim e-cigarettes are a less harmful option than conventional cigarettes. But research suggests that may depend on which […]

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Marijuana Facts for Parents

Marijuana Facts for Parents

Prevention Training

June 20, 2016

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June Stall Street Journal

June 16, 2016

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Prescription Drug Safety

March 19, 2016

Considerations If You or a Family Member Requires Prescription Drug Medication   Doctors frequently prescribe pain medication following injury or […]

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Governor Charlie Baker signs an opioid legislation into law at the State House on March 14,2016. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Governor Baker Signs Opioid Bill

March 14, 2016

In an emotional ceremony, Governor Charlie Baker on Monday signed into law a measure that places tighter state control on […]

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Posted in Other Drugs, Parents, Students

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Marijuana Facts for Teens

January 25, 2016

Marijuana Facts for Teens

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Posted in Marijuana, Students

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John Smith, Headmaster, Dover Sherborn High School

January 19, 2016

Why do you care so much about preventing drug and alcohol use among Dover-Sherborn teens? In over twenty years in […]

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Video: Vaporizers, E-Cigarettes, Pot, What Difference Does It Make?

December 2, 2015

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SPAN DS Positive Role Model

June 4, 2015

Stephanie Van Riet was awarded the 2015 SPAN DS Positive Role Model award. Congratulations Stephanie! Stephanie is pictured center along […]

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Why is adolescence a critical time for preventing drug addiction?

April 27, 2015

Preventing Drug Abuse: The Best Strategy

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Scott Kellett. Headmaster Dover Sherborn Middle School

April 3, 2015

Q. Why do you care so much about preventing drug and alcohol use among Dover-Sherborn teens? A.¬†As a teacher, administrator, […]

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OUR MISSION

SPAN-DS seeks to prevent and decrease substance abuse in our communities, especially among youth. To that end we help build networks among parents, students, and other individuals that will:
  • Heighten awareness
  • Promote responsible behaviors
  • Encourage strong support systems

Donations

If you would like to make a donation, you may write a check payable to SPAN-DS and mail it to PO Box 40, Dover, MA 02030 or pay with your credit card via the donation link below. SPAN-DS is a 501c3 organization and donations are tax deductible in accordance with applicable laws.