Substance Use/Misuse

Substance abuse is the harmful pattern of using substances leading to impairment or distress. Such substances include tobacco, alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription drugs. One or more of the following behaviors can occur from the use of the above substances:...

PARENTS – Taking an Active Role

Parents play a key role in their children’s lives. It is important for you to know that parents play a significant role in preventing and dealing with alcohol and drugs. Fostering healthy and responsible attitudes, talking openly and honestly, encouraging supportive...

Marijuana withdrawal is real, study shows

A new study reveals that nearly half (47 percent) of people who use marijuana regularly and/or heavily experience cannabis withdrawal syndrome when they try to quit. It is widely believed that the drug is not addictive, but this meta-analysis involving 23,500...

Impacts of Bullying

Bullying is defined as unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. Bullying often occurs repeatedly over time. According to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 19% of students grades 9-12 report being bullied on school property in...

The Addiction of Marijuana

As most of you already know marijuana is the most commonly used drug illegal drug in the world.It has recently become legal in a couple states. People can make the argument that marijuana does not have any negative effects, but they are wrong. Becoming addicted to...

Vaping Info

The U.S. Surgeon general declares vaping an epidemic among youth!             Since 2014, vaping and e-cigarette devices are the most commonly used tobacco products among young people. According to the CDC, in 2018, approximately 3.6 million young people used an...
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