June 21, 2017

Hope Floats through drug addiction

Drug addiction is a scary thing. I remember sitting in class when as a kid and listening to the traumatic stories about what drug addiction did […]
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 […]
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

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 […]
February 27, 2017

Adderall: The Addie effect

  Adderall or “Addy” is a staple study drug for both high school and college students.  When prescribed Adderall is used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity […]
January 25, 2017

Shedding the Stigma

Much has been said about the rapid rise of drug abuse in America. What hasn’t been talked about enough, however, are comprehensive strategies for addressing the […]
October 14, 2016

Medical Marijuana: Myths & Misconceptions

Myth 1: Medical marijuana does not pose a health risk. Fact: Medical marijuana is addictive and presents significant health consequences to its user including loss of […]