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Conversations that Count- Thursday, 4/6, 10-11 a.m., St. Theresa Parish Center, Sherborn

Don’t miss this upcoming Conversations that Count! (CTC) Thursday, April 6th, 10-11 a.m. @ St. Theresa Parish Center, Sherborn. Please […]

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Limits on Local Control: The Hidden Feature of the Massachusetts Ballot Initiative to Legalize Marijuana

  If the initiative to legalize marijuana, Question 4, is approved by voters in November:   Any city or town […]

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Posted in Marijuana, Parents

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Dover Police Chief Statement Regarding Question #4

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Posted in Marijuana, 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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Posted in Events, Faces of Prevention, Get Involved, Latest News, Parents, Social Norming, Students

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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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Posted in Latest News, Parents, Peer Pressure, Social Norming, Student Athletes, Students

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Prescription Drug Safety

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

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Posted in Parents, Prescription Drugs

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

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

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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Posted in Latest News, Marijuana, Parents, Students

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Marijuana Facts for Parents

Marijuana Facts for Parents

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Posted in Latest News, Marijuana, Parent Strategies, Parents

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

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Posted in Events, Marijuana, Parents

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.
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