Attorney General Ashley Moody News Release


August 8, 2022
Contact: Kylie Mason
Phone: (850) 245-0150

VIDEO: Attorney General Moody Releases Back to School: Digital Dangers to Help Parents Protect Kids Online

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody today released Back to School: Digital Dangers to help parents protect children as another academic year begins. The free resource focuses on dangers students may face while traveling to and from school, as well as threats on social media. Back to School: Digital Dangers is designed to help parents start a conversation with students about the dangers of texting while driving, online predators and illicit drugs commonly laced with deadly fentanyl.

Attorney General Ashley Moody said, “New challenges have emerged in the tech age—including digital drug dealers selling deadly fentanyl over social media, human traffickers who attempt to lure children online, and even texting while driving jeopardizing road safety. As schools start, I am releasing Back to School: Digital Dangers to warn parents about these threats and encourage them to talk to their children about how to stay safe.”

Back to School: Digital Dangers is free to download and contains important public safety information, such as:
To view Back to School: Digital Dangers, click here.

The quick-reference brochure also provides information on other resources from Attorney General Moody about the dangers of fentanyl, synthetic opioids and the most dangerous time on the road for young drivers:
If criminal activity is suspected, contact local law enforcement immediately by dialing 911 or the direct number to the agency.