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Casey DeSantis Announces Free Substance Abuse Curriculum for Florida Schools

Last week, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced the launch of a free substance abuse curriculum for schools in the form of a ‘School Assemblies Toolkit’ through Florida’s “The Facts. Your Future.” campaign. This program directly...
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Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Looks Back at 2021 Accomplishments

The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) closed out what it called another milestone year with several accomplishments that further the agency’s mission of reducing juvenile delinquency and increasing public safety. “The accomplishments achieved this...

Casey DeSantis Holds Event to Show How Community and Faith-Based Organizations Helping Families

Last week, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis hosted a roundtable discussion with state and community leaders highlighting “Hope Florida – A Pathway to Prosperity,” and the work community partners and faith-based organizations are doing...

Ron DeSantis Wants Budget to Have $100 Million for Cancer Research and Care

At an event in Tampa on Tuesday, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced Gov. Ron DeSantis is recommending $100 million for cancer research and care in his 2022-2023 budget, an increase of $37 million, or...

Casey DeSantis Announces $12 Million to Expand Mental Health Services for First Responders

At the end of last week, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced $12 million in funding to expand peer-to-peer mental health services available for first responders through the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to...

Drug-Related Deaths in Florida on the Rise

Data recently released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) this week offered a troubling picture about drug-related deaths in Florida. FDLE’s Medical Examiners Report shows disturbing data that total drug-related deaths increased by...

Ron DeSantis: First Lady Casey DeSantis to Launch Anti-Drug Effort

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the launch of First Lady Casey DeSantis’ statewide initiative: “The Facts. Your Future.” This program directly youth in Florida to improve their understanding of the...

Casey DeSantis Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis has been diagnosed with breast cancer. “I am saddened to report that Florida’s esteemed First Lady and my beloved wife has been diagnosed...

Casey DeSantis Leads Children and Youth Cabinet Meeting on Mental Health, Student Resiliency

On Tuesday, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis, the chairwoman of the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet, convened a meeting to hear Cabinet members’ priorities, discuss the social stigma of mental health and provide updates on building resiliency in Florida’s students.

Ashley Moody Calls for More Student-Led Drug Prevention Programs in Florida Schools

The opioid crisis continues to ravage Florida, with close to 17 people dying each day due to overdoses. Moody is encouraging school superintendents to bolster student-led anti-drug initiatives to raise awareness among young people about the dangers of addiction to prevent addiction and misuse.

Tom Brady Backs Casey DeSantis’ Resiliency Initiative to Empower Florida Students

At the end of last week, DeSantis announced the launch of a resiliency initiative for Florida schools to emphasize key character development skills including volunteerism, teamwork and problem-solving.
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Sports Teams, Athletes Back First Lady Casey DeSantis’ Resiliency Initiative to Empower Florida Students

Unveiled at Amway Arena, professional sports teams, organizations, and athletes from across Florida are lending their support for these resiliency efforts.