April 8, 2016

Prescription Opiates

Since doctors prescribe opiates for pain relief, there are misconceptions about their safety. According to a 2011 Centers for Disease Control report, legal prescription opiates cause […]
March 11, 2016

Lauren’s Story

A young mom with a penchant for the gym. Lauren King is hardly the kind of person most folks would associate with hardcore drug use.  But […]
March 1, 2016

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 […]
February 26, 2016

Addicted Like Me

The bond between mother and daughter can be forged by many things, from a mutual love of clothes or jewelry to a shared interest in a […]
February 26, 2016

Just Say NO

In the eighth grade, I had a large group of friends, most of whom I had just met that year or at the end of seventh […]
February 26, 2016

Help Your Child Make Healthy Decisions

At some point in the middle or high school years, most every child is going to wrestle with peer pressure and confront those three dreaded little […]
February 12, 2016

Choosing Life

I was blinded when my best friend fell into heroin addiction. Nights of withdrawal were scarring. I cleaned her wounds when she was abused, and doctors […]
February 5, 2016

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 […]
January 29, 2016

Peer Pressure in College

College students are struggling with a different kind of pressure, which comes from all directions, not just peers. Just because most of them have recently become […]