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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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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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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 Teens

Marijuana Facts for Teens

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What Is There To Do Around Here Other than House Parties?

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Teens and Peer Perceptions

Adolescent misperceptions, in line with Dover-Sherborn Social Norming Campaign. Read More

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Posted in Parents, Social Norming, Students

Parents Teaching Teens “Responsible Drinking” is a Myth: Study

          Parents who provide their teens with alcohol and a place to consume it may think […]

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Posted in Alcohol, Parents, Students

Why Wait?

Choosing to wait until 21 to drink reduces your chance for addiction by 90% Read More

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Posted in Alcohol, Students

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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