April 20, 2017

Prescription Drugs were my Gateway

  It started with prescription drugs. Pills were my answer to every problem. If I was tired, I took a pill. If I couldn’t sleep, I […]
April 6, 2017

Trending Challenges

We all remember when the ALS ice bucket challenge went viral in an attempt to raise awareness about the disease, right? While this challenge was created […]
April 5, 2017

The 3 C’s- Computer, criminal and a child

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, therefore I thought I would start off my first article discussing the importance […]
March 29, 2017

Responding to Drug Use

Talking to your child about the pressures of drug use is key to prevention, however you may have found that they have already tried drugs. If […]
March 16, 2017

The Oxycodone Trap

The scenario is all too familiar. Your son or daughter experiences an injury and immediately, your parental instincts kick in. A Rolodex of their facial expressions […]
March 7, 2017
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Edible Marijuana

With medical marijuana now legal in 20 states and recreational marijuana use legalized in some, edible marijuana is becoming more and more popular. Users are cooking […]
March 6, 2017

Media and the Mirror

Media and the Mirror A young girl in her mid-teens stares at a mirror, a wounded look in her eyes as she dissects the reflection looking […]
March 6, 2017

Beat the Heat the seriousness of Dehydration

Dehydration can be a serious thing. As much fun as summer can be, there are some hidden dangers that can affect our children. In addition to […]
March 6, 2017

Let’s Talk Drugs: What’s Out There?

Have you ever overheard your teen talking about a student at school trying a drug? Have they mentioned a drug that you have never heard of […]