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October 30, 2020

Prevent Underage Drinking

Start Early and Ongoing When it comes to preventing underage drinking, research shows that early education is the best defense. Which is why if your child […]
October 7, 2020

Lean “sizzurp”

Lean “Lean,”“purple drank,”“sizzurp,”and“syrup” These are nicknames for a potentially lethal cough syrup concoction containing promethazine and codeine. The drink is made using prescription cough syrup (the […]
September 7, 2020

Parental Advisory

Parental Advisory The scenario plays out everyday in cars across America: You pick up your child from school. He climbs in and immediately reaches for the […]
July 22, 2020

Recharging the Family Connection

Recharging the Family Connection Welcome the lazy days of summer and rediscover the power of family.  Summer break is finally here even though with the Covid-19 […]
July 17, 2020

‘Did You do Drugs?’

‘Did You do Drugs?’ At some point, the dreaded question – usually posed by middle school-age kids,but can come from any child’s mouth at any time […]
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 17, 2020

Managing Family Conflict

Time waits for no one and before you know it, your kids are grown. Although family life provides a type of happiness found nowhere else, it […]
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 […]
April 27, 2020
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Digital Downtime

What’s in your de-stress toolbox? The constant vibrating and ringing of your smartphone may be stressing you out, according to research presented at this year’s British […]
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