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May 14, 2021

Three Keys to Prevention

The three main points when educating parents about prescription drug misuse are the following:   Communicate with kids – Remember that children whose parents talk with […]
May 11, 2021

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 […]
May 5, 2021

Early Drug Use Ups Addiction Risk 

  Substance use does not necessarily lead to addiction or problem use, but trying any drug or alcohol increases the risk. As the quantity and frequency […]
April 23, 2021

10 Refusal Skills For Teens

Just Say No   Every day, teens are faced with situations in which they’re pressured to do something risky, unhealthy or, worse, illegal. Unfortunately, many teens […]
April 14, 2021

Saying No: The College Years

  To help parents understand the importance and impact of teaching their college-aged child to say no, we asked Aaron D. Krasnow, Ph.D., Associate Vice President […]
April 5, 2021

Teen Talk

Can’t Afford to Follow   I heard the same things from my new friends at middle school nearly every day. “Let’s skip school today. Let’s smoke […]
March 30, 2021

Crystal Comeback

As the opioid crisis grows worse, other threats have seemed to take a backseat. Right now, crystal meth use is skyrocketing without much attention. According to […]
March 21, 2021

Discussing Addiction

You can prepare your young adult for their young adult years by openly discussing substance abuse and addiction and letting them know you will be there […]
March 18, 2021

Today We Know More- Today We Can Do More

  Who said parenting was easy or suppose to be all “fun and games”. If that is what you think well maybe you should think again. […]
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