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October 9, 2020

Underage Drinking

Junior high is a critical time in a child’s life, especially when it comes to underage drinking and alcohol abuse. When children reach this stage in […]
September 18, 2020

Adults Serving Minors

  It’s a scene played out in every teenage coming-of-age movie: the over-the-top, out-of-control house party. It begins with someone’s parents going out of town for […]
August 28, 2020

Danger Zones

Danger Zones With prescription drug abuse quickly on the rise, where exactly are kids getting medications and painkillers without a doctor’s prescription? The answer may be […]
August 7, 2020

Marijuana vs Alcohol

A common myth is that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol.  “The misunderstanding stems from the fact that there is no reported overdose deaths from marijuana,” […]
June 26, 2020

Bad Habit or Addiction

  Bad Habit or Addiction: How to Tell the Difference   “Addictions rarely happen suddenly, unless it’s something like heroin,”  says Nowinski. “Generally, they creep up on […]
June 5, 2020

Genetics and Addiction

The Nature vs. Nurture Debate   Genetics, early life experiences and environmental factors all play a role in addiction.  “Roughly speaking, 50 percent of the contributors to […]
May 15, 2020
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Drinking and Driving

Drinking and Driving– A Deadly Combination. The danger of driving while under the influence of alcohol is widely known. General awareness and stiffer laws have increased […]
March 4, 2019
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Addiction: Signs and Behaviors That May be Interfering with Your Family

Jennifer White was a 36-year-old avid runner. At first, she started running to maintain a healthy weight. But as time went on, she started increasing the […]
March 6, 2017
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Brain Changes Caused by Alcohol

Alcohol is the most consumed drug by minors. When those aged 12-20 drink alcohol, over 90% of them are engaging in binge drinking. It is typical […]
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