Try looking in the monthly archives. February 2018

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COLORADO Testimonies

COLORADO, TESTIMONIES –  I WISH WE HAD NEVER MOVED HERE…..
Born in Massachusetts, our son started out life with a very bright future.  As a toddler he was interested in things with wheels, and anything his big sister was doing. As he […]

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Advocates: Keep keen ear for prescription drug abuse lingo

Anti-abuse advocates are sounding the alarm on terms that young people are using as they try to disguise their abuse of prescription or over-the-counter drugs.
Sixty-six percent of people 12 and younger who abuse prescription drugs get them from family and […]

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A message to parents

AN IMPORTANT  MESSAGE TO PARENTS…..
We have chosen many articles to put on our PIN website especially for parents.   Some of these articles come from other countries – Australia and America particularly.- – but parents there are just as concerned for […]

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9 Stories from 9 Inspiring Moms

This Mother’s Day we’re taking a moment to celebrate the power of stories. From lighthearted to loss and lots of places in between, we’re incredibly grateful for these nine mothers who are brave enough to share their journey with us.
Motherhood […]

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Tar In Lungs Graphic

Source:  https://www.pinterest.com/kelseymarie2/atod/
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SMOKING MARIJUANA AS A TEENAGER LOWERS IQ FOR LIFE, scientists warn

The damaging effects remain even if the person stops smoking the drug
Teenagers are at particular risk because their brains are still developing
Smoking cannabis affects critical thinking and memory
Researchers warn that stronger varieties today are causing more damage 

Smoking cannabis as a […]

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Marijuana / Cannabis and Schizophreni

Marijuana / Cannabis and Schizophrenia

Overview
Internet Video Report on Cannabis and Schizophrenia
Helpful Actions
Supporting Scientific Evidence
Most Recent Scientific Research on Schizophrenia and Cannabis Link
Books on Marijuana / Cannabis Link to Schizophrenia

Overview: Use of street drugs (including LSD,methamphetamine,marijuana/hash/cannabis) and alcohol have been linked […]

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YOUNG BRISTOL DRINKERS ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL WITH ALCOHOL POISONING

HOSPITALS across Bristol are under pressure from hundreds of admissions as a result of alcohol-poisoning – including more than 60 cases involving children.
The Department of Health figures released in the House of Commons show that there were 1,510 admissions in […]

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Twelve Steps Of Alcoholics Anonymous Infographic

Alcoholics Anonymous is a well-respected sobriety group that has helped millions of people across the country beat alcohol addiction. It achieves this goal through the the 12-Step process. This process utilizes 12 different aspects that are designed to help you […]

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These are some of the voices Colorado

These are some of the voices (videos) from attendees at a conference in Colorado
who are speaking about legalization of marijuana in Colorado and what it is doing to their youth.  The negative impact has been appalling for many neighbourhoods – […]

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POWDERED ALCOHOL WILL APPEAL TO YOUNG DRINKERS, despite what the makers say

The United States is on the verge of having powdered alcohol – in packets like Kool-aid but with the punch of a rum or vodka cocktail – on sale across the country. After much confusion, Palcohol, which has seven flavours including […]

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New NIDA Study Supports

New NIDA Study Supports, “Friends Don’t Let Friends…” Theme
Coalitions are very familiar with the realities of peer pressure and how it can lead teens to misuse alcohol and other drugs. That silent pressure to conform, in conjunction with imagined consequences […]

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Link to So-called ‘Medical Marijuana’ Video

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IS MARIJUANA ADDICTIVE?

There are those who believe that addiction relates to alcohol, heroin, cocaine – but not marijuana.
This is an honest and forthright short film providing a great insight into the struggles of
marijuana addicts.  It is a long film but very worthwhile watching […]

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Coalitions in Action: Thinking Outside the Box in Rural Indiana

In the spring of 2013, Neighborhoods Against Substance Abuse, Inc. (NASA) in Greenfield, Indiana, knew that it had an escalating problem on its hands. Alcohol, tobacco, prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs, and marijuana use were all on the rise among […]

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Coalitions in Action: Youth Ambassadors Advocate for Change in Tobacco Use in City’s Public Park

It all began in the fall of 2014 when more than a dozen youth ambassadors from the Power of Putnam Coalition in Cookeville, Tennessee, decided to see what they could do to create smoke-free zones in the city’s 10 public […]

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Coalitions in Action – Safe Homes Network.doc

Coalitions in Action: Connecting Prevention Parents via the Safe Homes Network
Located east of Scottsdale, Arizona between the McDowell Mountain Preserve and Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, the town of Fountain Hills sits in the heart of Arizona’s richest history and has […]

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