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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 […]
November 28, 2021

Wax Pens 

Technology is making it easier for our kids to be secretive and is having a serious impact on drug use and youth.   Wax pens are […]
September 8, 2021

Reason for Concern

  The rising acceptance and prevalence of marijuana in today’s society and culture is concerning to health experts. In fact, in 2015, the American Academy of […]
July 31, 2021

When Kids Are Making Risky Choices

How Parents Can help kids who are making risky choices about alcohol and other drugs Substance use that can result in harm to self or others […]
July 25, 2021

Lock it Up

With prescription drug abuse quickly on the rise, where exactly are kids getting medications and pain killers without a doctor’s prescription?The answer may be more surprising […]
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 24, 2021

Anxiety from A to Z

  In 2018, the American Psychological Association (APA) conducted its 12th annual Stress in America survey to understand what causes stress in Americans’ lives and their […]
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 17, 2021

Edibles

  The consumption of edibles, baked goods or candies that contain marijuana is at an all-time high among teens, making marijuana use more popular than tobacco. […]
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