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I Used To Be…

A PSA on the effect of meth on personal relations.
 

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Runaway Postcard: Alone

 

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Runaways: "why are these girls here?"

Most runaways are girls. Why are these girls here? They may be here because they have been victimized or abused. Most girls who have been victimized fear the shame that will be brought upon them and their families, so they keep it a secret or runaway. Many sad stories have been told about girls running away because they were abused and raped. So what can we do to help them? How can we help them? How can we stop the abuse and rapes?

 

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Runaway: "why run here?"

Why sleep here? There are other places where youth runaways could go. They could go to a shelter home, a friends house but why out here in the streets or door steps of another persons? Some teens may just be looking for a place to stay because they feel like they have no other places to go because of the troubles their in and how frighten they are because of the situation.

 

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Just be you

Every where I go
Every where I look
I always see
All group
With only one race
Has so much hate
On each other
Never see
Any peace
In this world
It’s always got to be
White on that side
Black over that side
Asian on that side
And the other
Got to be on some other side
No love
Just hate
No hug
Because of different race
No tears
Because no one care
Just death
Because everyone want to be on the top
Don’t try to be stupid
Being races
On your own kind
And on others
Because you never
Went through the things
That they already went through
It’s just your point of view
Not theirs
Show some love
Show some respect
Then you’ll understand
Their race and culture
And they will too learn
Something from you
Become one group
Don’t be races like other crews
Just be you
Then you’ll understand the truth

– William

 

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HIV/AIDS


 

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Friends

 

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METH & MARIJUANA


M.&.M.

Marijuana & Meth

DENIAL

by Albert

Meth became a part of my life when I was 14 years old. I was instantly hooked. I would stay up for days on meth. I eventually tried to quit, but control was impossible. I was powerless over meth; I just didn’t realize it or wouldn’t admit it at the time. I couldn’t quit.

 

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HIV POSTCARD

 

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HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS FACTS

by Josh

• Oral Sex Is Not Safe Sex
• Oral sex involves giving or receiving pleasure from sucking or licking.
• Most of the time one partners either you or your partner is infected with HIV before knowing.
• All sexual activity carries some risk of HIV.
•The only ways in sex to keep you and your partner safe in not having the fluid touch you or your partner.

• East, South East, and South Asia has the second highest number of people infected with HIV/AIDS.
• In East, South East, and South Asia these people represent 15% of the global burden.
• Almost 90% of people infected with Aids in Southern Asia lives in China.
•In East Asia in 2007 estimating nearly 92,000 people were newly infected with AIDS and almost 32,000 die having AIDS.

• In the past 25 years, cases show about 25 million people have died from AIDS.
•HIV/AIDS causes victims to have premature death, often times affecting the lives of others around them.

• Condom is not 100% protective.
•Condoms must be use correctly to work protectively.

• Refugees are easy victims of sexual violence and abuse.
• In war people rape people who they consider is an enemy.
•Rape and sexual violence does not end even when women and children reach refugee camps.

 

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