These excerpts from 1986 should be read by anyone interested in the current drugs situation. Nancy Starr is still working in Drug Prevention and is a real expert.
Some of the ‘drug education’ used in UK schools today is […]
“When I was a kid…” doesn’t really work when talking with your kids about marijuana today. It’s a whole new ballgame. Marijuana — legal or otherwise — is a hot topic. It’s more important than ever for parents to […]
Game for Smartphones
For those who have always wanted to sell some weed, there is a free game currently climbing the iTunes charts called “Weed Firm,” which is a pot slinging simulator for smartphones that allows users to sell marijuana without […]
If you are offered marijuana, think about:
1) The person who is giving it to you. Does this person really care about you? Can you trust this person with your life, if you have a panic attack […]
“At what point do we give her a choice of going to rehab or getting kicked out of the house? She’s 23, started using at 13, and has been to treatment more than six times. I’m exhausted.”
These words came from […]
For over a decade, activists and big-money lobbyists have worked to make marijuana legal. In so doing, they have wreaked havoc on community efforts to reduce drug use, abuse and addiction. Their pro-drug messages contradict prevention messages from parents, schools […]
For the second year in a row, “Know the Truth,” the prevention program of Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge in the Twin Cities, brought its message about drug and alcohol use and abuse to Hudson — both to students and […]
Before they turn 10, doctors say
Having the “booze talk” with kids before they take their first sip of alcohol is crucial, according to a report released Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
That moment comes earlier than adults might expect, […]
Hundreds of thousands of American youth are following marijuana-related Twitter accounts and getting pro-pot messages several times each day, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found.
The tweets are cause for concern, they said, because young […]
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CASA (Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse)
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CESAR)
Cool Youth anti-drug website
Courage to Speak Foundation (CT)
DEA , Just Think Twice – Street smart prevention **
Doctors For […]
The following are excerpts from a talk given by Dr. Marsha Keith Schuchard, a parent and University of Texas Professor of English, on the topic of drug use in society, and particularly marijuana, and the need for parents to participate […]
The Alternative List
Whilst it is important for parents and teachers to be aware of the physical symptoms of drug use it is also important to recognise some other signs that might perhaps be less obvious – particularly as some of […]
Submitted by Paulina Skladanowska on 25th October 2013 – 10:01
Encouraging news from the US. A new survey of 695 students finds that more that 3 out of 4 teens say they do not drink alcohol.
Top reasons why teens said they […]
THE MOST POPULAR ALCOHOL BRANDS AMONG US YOUTH are the ones most often featured in advertisements in teenage magazines, according to a new study.
Their ads are found to be five to nine times more likely to appear in those magazines. […]
AN addiction treatment organisation is considering offering its services to children under the age of 16 as new figures show thousands of youngsters in the North-East are being admitted to hospital for drink and drug abuse.
A new report from Public […]
There is no single reason why teenagers use drugs or alcohol. But here are some of the core issues and influences behind the behaviour of teenage drug and alcohol use.
It’s important that you, as a parent, understand these reasons and […]
Dr. Philip Bolduc, a family medicine physician and director of the addiction treatment program at Family Health Center in Worcester, said if we’re ever to stem the tide of opiate addiction, we have to start with prevention among teenagers.
“No one […]
By Cannabis Activist
Like everyone else, the Marijuana Emperor duped me into becoming a participant in the “medical” marijuana industry sham. When I woke up, people ignored or discounted my revelations. My name for this last section is a play […]