The State of Substance Abuse Among Teens – 2016

February 17, 2017

Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health, discusses findings from the 42nd annual Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey, released December 13, 2016. The survey focuses on drug use and …

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Tobacco – a deadly business

February 11, 2017

If you haven’t heard, the rise in use of e-cigarettes and vapes has created an uptick in young people smoking tobacco products. E-cigarettes are sorta like a bike with training wheels and so it is inevitable that some of these …

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Talking to Your Teen About Marijuana

February 4, 2017

With the ever changing landscape surrounding marijuana use, we as parents must be able to talk with our teens about marijuana in an educated way that can effectively answer those questions they will inevitably pose like “It’s natural so how …

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Fentanyl – a deadly alternative to Heroin

January 26, 2017

The opiate crisis has created the need for cheaper drugs that mimic their more expensive counterparts like Oxycontin or Vicodin. By now, we all know that once an individual gets addicted to a prescription opiate, the cost of those pills …

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As If We Didn’t Have Enough To Do!!!!

January 20, 2017

Raising a child today is hard. They are exposed to so many things, we as kids never experienced, in a large part due to technology. In addition to focusing on all the risk taking behaviors our kids are involved in, …

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