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Recovered Addict Provides In-Depth Discussion to DCPS Schools on Dangers of Drug Use Among Youth
“If you listen to what I say, it might save your life one day.” That’s what Michael DeLeon, a recovered drug addict and former gang member, told the audience Tuesday at College View Middle School.
Steered Straight Founder Shares Story With DCPS Students
DeLeon, who spent 12 years in prison for a gang-related homicide and drugs, developed his nonprofit Steered Straight as a way to tell his story to students around the world to make an impact on their lives.
Speaker Advocates Against Vaping
Michael DeLeon, the founder and CEO of the Steered Straight educational nonprofit organization, told Teton County students, administrators, teachers, school staff and parents he is on a mission to educate the American public, adults and kids alike, about the effects of drugs and vaping on young minds.
NPC Founder Said Latest Forum Delivered Heavy Hit Against Vaping
NPC founder Dorrie Carolan told The Newtown Bee that a late October program featuring guest presenter Michael DeLeon got students thinking, talking, and taking action.
‘Kids Don’t Think This Is A Drug’: 4 Things Parents Need To Know About Teen Vaping
Michael DeLeon finds himself counseling parents about what they should be doing. This year, he will visit more than 700 schools around the country, including Southport High School, where he will speak next week.
Teen Vaping a Growing Concern
As the latest public health crisis sweeps the nation, the Key Biscayne community and beyond grapples with the rise of teenagers hooked on vaping nicotine, CBD and THC-infused liquids.
Clearing the Smoke About Vaping
Michael DeLeon is a man on a mission — to educate the American public, adults and kids, about the effects of drugs and vaping on young minds.
Former Addict Urges Kids To Make The Right Choices
DeLeon’s message encouraged students to “stay in their lane” and not make poor choices which will affect their quality of life.
Speaker Steers Students Away From Drugs
The founder and CEO of Steered Straight, an educational nonprofit, asked the Wilmington Area High School students attending his “Stay in Your Lane” presentation to put down their vapes.
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