VIP and Racing Against Drugs

Values, Influences & Peers (VIP)

Goals of the Program:

VIP teaches positive lifestyle choices to students in grade six. Topics include; values and rules, alcohol, drugs, tobacco, peer pressure, internet safety, decision making, healthy relationships, and responsible citizenship. The program is offered to all elementary schools in the London area. The Injury Prevention team participates during the week long VIP Field Trips that are facilitated by London Police Services.    

Over 5000 students per year participate in the week long field trip. For more information contact us

Partners: London Police Service, School Boards, Correctional Services, Police K9 Unit, LUSO Community Services

Racing Against Drugs (RAD)

Racing Against Drugs is for grade five students. The aim of the program is to increase health and safety knowledge particularly around drugs and alcohol.

The event is now virtually presented to students. The topics continue to evolve to meet the current needs often including; drugs, alcohol, tobacco, gambling, bullying (including internet safety), and fire safety. LHSC’s station typically focuses on how drugs and alcohol affect brain development.

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London holds five days of RAD programming annually, communities surrounding London offer a RAD event every other year.

    • Locations: Woodstock, London, Port Stanley, Delaware, Lambton
    • Partners often include: OPP, Local police, Fire, EMS, Local Health Unit, Addiction Services, Crime Stoppers, Detention Centre

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