Alcohol and Other Drugs
Programs and Services
Drive for Life
This impaired driving prevention program for grade 11 students in the KFL&A area features four interactive stations addressing the consequences of alcohol use, strategies to avoid drinking and driving, and strategies to manage situations where alcohol is involved.
Racing Against Drugs
This event for grade 4 and 5 students focuses on drug-free messages and takes place every two years at KFL&A area schools. It is organized by Kingston Partners for a Safe Community, the RCMP, and KFL&A Public Health and is attended by more than 2,000 KFL&A area students. Students visit interactive pit stops presented by a variety of community partners. Pit stop messages relate to healthy lifestyles, drug-free living, tobacco-free living, and injury prevention.
Steer Clear of Drugs
This event for grade 4 and 5 students focuses on drug-free messages and takes place every two years at KFL&A area schools. It is organized by Kingston Partners for a Safe Community, the RCMP, and KFL&A Public Health and is attended by more than 2,000 KFL&A area students. Students visit interactive pit stops presented by a variety of community partners. Pit stop messages relate to healthy lifestyles, drug-free living, tobacco-free living, and injury prevention.
Take Action Challenge
Take Action is a classroom-based program that teaches grade 4 to 6 students about substance use and abuse. Take Action provides a foundation of support for students to make healthy lifestyle choices and develop problem solving and decision making skills.
Take Charge Secondary School Leadership Grants
This annual conference for secondary students from the KFL&A area focuses on leadership skills so that students can raise awareness about tobacco, alcohol and other drug use such as marijuana. Students will be able to receive a grant in order to create awareness campaigns designed for their own secondary school, elementary schools, or the community. Our goal is to assist youth in developing leadership skills while positively influencing their peers.
Contact Information
Living Well Phone Line
613-549-1232 or
1-800-267-7875, ext. 1180

Supporting Healthy Schools Line
613-549-1232 or
1-800-267-7875, ext. 1102
Send e-mail to Supporting Healthy Schools Line

Tobacco Information Line
613-549-1232 or
1-800-267-7875, ext. 1333
Send e-mail to Tobacco Information Line

Page last updated: 2012-Dec-19

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