Turn off notifications for everything you don’t absolutely need this month. That way, you are in control of when you look at your phone. Constant pinging is hard for anyone to resist, so alleviate the temptation by getting rid of the noise!
Event: Turn off noises together! Count how many different apps total for which you turned
off notifications. The chapter or person that turns off the most wins a prize.
The 2020 National Conference Is In Missouri!
Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to attend the SADD National Conference! Not only is it the premier youth conference for safety, substance use prevention, and peer-to-peer engagement, it will provide tangible skills, ways to grow your chapter and motivate members, and opportunities to network and share ideas with like-minded SADD leaders from all over the country!
Is your school or non-profit community organization ready to start a SADD chapter? Get started today! It’s simple, and the annual membership fee is only $5!
Chapters must update their information and pay the fee each year!
To start a SADD chapter:
- First, ask about the process at your school to start a school club/activity. SADD chapters function as school clubs/activities. Some schools have a formal approval process for starting a new club, which can vary from school to school, so first find out what’s required.
- Find an Advisor. Schools require a faculty or staff member to serve as the sponsor of a school club. This will be your SADD Advisor and can be teachers, counselors, coaches, secretaries, or any staff member.
- Register your chapter. All SADD chapters must register with the Portal. Registration is $5 and takes just a few minutes online. You will receive a confirmation email with everything you need to get started.
- Chapter Name. Use SADD in the chapter name, after your school or organization name. Example: “Nashoba Valley High SADD” or “North YMCA SADD” are acceptable.
Questions? Please contact our State Coordinator:
Angela Bonine, MAPS
Training/Advocacy and SADD State Coordinator
email@example.com (573) 635-6669
TEXTLESS LIVE MORE
TextLess Live More is so excited to announce our first ever New Year’s Resolution campaign:
#Get Living. The Get Living Campaign was designed to battle distraction and destructive habits caused by our cell phones. We’ve put together twelve months of habit-forming actions that can help you and your students take control your virtual lives–and not the other way around.
Resolve to Get Living in 2019! Follow along with us each month with a different, habit-forming action that can help you take control your virtual life–and not the other way around. Learn more here:
Reward yourself for staying off your guiltiest phone pleasure with a real life pleasure! If you’re a Insta-Addict, try and stay off for the day. If you’re big into Snapchat, you could turn off notifications. If you achieve your goal, reward yourself with a prize such as a 15 minute study break, a sweet treat, a much needed power nap, walking a dog, or hanging out with friends.
To determine which social medium you use most frequently, check your ScreenTime or Digital Wellbeing reports.
Event Idea: Have your chapter, family, or friends set some social media limiting goals this month. When students check in with the advisor at the end of the agreed time limit, reward them with homework passes or a basket of candy.
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