PRESS RELEASE: Posted Wed, 14 Nov 2007 DENVER, Nov. 14, 2007/PRNewswire/ — Today, at the 64th Annual Conference of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the Partnership for a Drug-Free America and NCAI previewed a new communications campaign designed to raise awareness and reduce use of the highly addictive drug methamphetamine in Native communities.
The research-based campaign, which includes public service messages for radio and print, as well as posters, is the first national meth prevention initiative developed specifically for Indian Country.
“This is one of the most important collaborations NCAI has ever been a part of,” said NCAI President Joe A. Garcia. “This is a crucial component of our ongoing fight against meth in Indian Country. Meth has a hold on Native communities and it is devastating to see Indian people suffer in its grasp. This educational initiative will undoubtedly save lives.”
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