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October 7, 2022

Dangers of Fentanyl

Recently, news outlets reported on a Connecticut 13-year-old who overdosed on fentanyl. Over 100 bags of the drug were found in the boy’s room. Fentanyl may […]
October 5, 2022

MASK Live- October 5th

Join MASK Live on October 5th to learn about healing through grief   Gigi Veasey,  Having worked with thousands of patients across the United States, Gigi […]
September 19, 2022

Substance and Suicide

Alcohol and Drugs Magnify Suicide Risk Parents often ignore teen drinking, dismissing it as a rite of passage, but drinking alcohol puts people of all ages […]
September 13, 2022

Opioid Abuse

Since the onslaught of COVID-19, the U.S. has seen unprecedented changes, particularly in the rise of opioid use. At least 30 states have reported increases in […]
September 12, 2022

‘No Thanks, Man’

Thomas Jacobs*, an 18-year-old high-school senior and talented wrestler, actively opposes the use of marijuana. The effects of the drug, which include heightened mood and a […]
August 23, 2022

Five Social Media Boundaries to Set With Your Child

Setting appropriate social media boundaries isn’t as daunting a task as it may seem. Engaging your kids in an honest discussion of what social media is […]
July 26, 2022

Drug Talks

It’s important for parents to be first in talking with their children about drugs. Knowing the effects and risks of drug use empowers children to make […]
July 3, 2022

Brain in Overdrive

Of particular concern is the impact of processed foods and refined sugar to the developing brain. While the hard science directly linking sucrose and fructose to […]
June 30, 2022

Out of the Darkness

  In an effort to bring together survivors of suicide and help raise money to continue the AFSP’s mission, the organization hosts its Out of the […]
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