Try looking in the monthly archives. May 2018

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PREVENTION DOES NOT START WHEN THE ABUSE IS ALREADY A FACT

 
Prevention starts before it becomes a reality!
 

 
Survey results show that we still have a long way to go in our efforts to prevent cannabis use and avoid the toll it can take on a young person’s life. Parents have an […]

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A LETTER FROM A DRUG ADDICT – YOUR CHILD

 
 
I’m your Qualifier
I want to introduce myself to you; I’m your qualifier and the reason you’re here. You believe just because you gave me life and raised me that you know me…but you really don’t. I’d like to use this […]

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SMOKING MARIJUANA AS A TEENAGER LOWERS IQ FOR LIFE

 
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 […]

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6 WAYS TO CONVINCE AN ADDICT TO GET HELP

Many people who struggle with alcohol or drugs have a difficult time getting better. There are many reasons why these people do not get the help they need.
 
Here are six suggestions on how to convince a person dealing with substance […]

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PREVENTION DOES NOT START WHEN THE ABUSE IS ALREADY A FACT

 
Prevention starts before it becomes a reality!
 
 
Survey results show that we still have a long way to go in our efforts to prevent cannabis use and avoid the toll it can take on a young person’s life. Parents have an […]

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HELP – I THINK MY CHILD IS USING DRUGS

 
 
This section is for parents who have a drug using child  – either late teens or early adults.  The important thing to remember is that you are not alone – and that you need to get help, advice and support […]

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LEGALISE CANNABIS – AND CHILDREN WILL PAY THE PRICE

 
 
This article is written by a retired biology teacher who now work to help prevent cannabis use – particularly by adolescents.
 
 
 Legal alcohol has been a monumental disaster. Children of all ages have had no trouble getting themselves plastered and doing […]

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BINGE DRINKING HAS ROOTS IN ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AT AN EARLY AGE

 
Binge drinking has roots in alcohol consumption at an early age, Quebec study warns.
 
Giving your teenager a glass of Champagne this New Year’s Eve may not be as harmless as you think, warns a new study conducted by Concordia University […]

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