“Getting out into the schools before the holidays is extremely important,” says DannaSue Pruett, Narconon Arrowhead Representative.
Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) December 22, 2011
The Narconon Arrowhead drug treatment facility had a special job to do this holiday season above and beyond their usual jobs of helping people recover from substance abuse. This year the organization teamed up with their very own Santa to visit local schools in southeastern Oklahoma and spread holiday cheer.
A Narconon representative along with Santa Clause visited nearly 500 children in the Canadian and Eufaula areas. Each child was gifted with a “Be Drug Free” Bendy Bracelet and a candy cane and were able to tell Santa their Christmas wishes. This is the 5th year the facility has done Santa visits with local schools.
“Some children asked for the most popular gifts of an X-Box and MP3 player, while others wished for peace and goodwill for others around them,” said DannaSue Pruett, Narconon Arrowhead Representative.
“A few kids even told Santa that they would be better from now until Christmas because they had not acted as well as they should have,” she adds.
Teachers were also gifted with their very own Bendy Bracelets as well as a brochure on Narconon Arrowhead and video and Narconon’s very own Truth About Becoming Addicted book.
“Getting out into the schools before the holidays is extremely important,” says Pruett. “This time of year there is always an increase in drug and alcohol abuse. It is good for the kids and teachers to know there is somewhere to turn if they know someone struggling with an addiction.”
The Narconon Arrowhead drug rehab program has been helping people from the state of Oklahoma and all over the country since the year 2000. The organization participates in many community activities including corporate and youth drug education throughout the year and donations to local community groups during the holiday season.
For more information on Narconon Arrowhead call 800-468-6933.
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