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Mission Statement

The Efrain Anthony Marrero Foundation (TEAM) is dedicated to ending the abuse of
steroids and performance enhancing drugs by our youth in America.

Formed in memory of Efrain who took his own life on September 26, 2004, three weeks after he stopped using steroids, the foundation is dedicated to:

• educating students, parents, teachers, coaches, athletic directors, and trainers about the devastating consequences of steroid abuse

• fostering an environment where our youth compete, and are evaluated using their own natural abilities

• providing a nationwide network of resources for parents and children dealing with steroid abuse

• staying culturally relevant through education and awareness

Description

In striving to this goal it builds awareness of this issue
among the general population, provides meaningful education programs to
student athletes, parents, coaches, trainers, athletic directors, school
officials, and the medical community; and, offers direct support and
identifies assistance for those who are abusing or have family members
abusing these drugs.

TEAM has developed a comprehensive plan to build awareness
and deliver education and prevention programs to all student athletes. Unique to TEAM's approach is providing
information, programs, and materials in both Spanish and English to permit
maximum participation and understanding by each audience.

The foundation is committed to: educating students,
parents, teachers, coaches, athletic directors, and trainers about the
devastating consequences of steroid abuse; fostering an environment where our
youth compete, and are evaluated using their own natural abilities; providing
a nationwide network of resources for parents and children dealing with
steroid abuse; staying culturally relevant through education and awareness.

Website

http://www.nosteroids.org

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