Have a Safe Holiday Weekend

June 30, 2016

This long weekend is a time for celebrations, backyard barbecues, beach parties, fireworks and of  course underage drinking. Did you know that the a 2014 study by SAMHSA showed the number of underage drinking-related visits to the emergency room was 87 percent …

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Driving High. Is It Safe?

June 24, 2016

I’ve read a number of articles on the effects of marijuana when operating a motor vehicle. Several things stand out. 1) All agree that marijuana use can, to some extent, impair ones psychomotor skills, divided attention, lane tracking, and cognitive functions. …

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Is Your Teen Sleep Deprived?

June 21, 2016

Going to bed at 11pm or 12am, getting up for a 7:20am class, driving to school. What’s wrong with this picture? Our kids are sleep deprived and it does have long range consequences. It can affect their grades, their ability …

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Here’s An Idea. An Alcohol Free Graduation Party.

June 16, 2016

Well, many of you probably said that you wouldn’t think of serving alcohol to your high school graduates and their friends. And that’s a start, but what I am talking about is not serving alcohol to anyone, including the adults …

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Do You Know What 710 Stands For? If Not, Read On.

June 8, 2016

Well by now, many parents are aware that 420 stands for a day (April 20th) that marijuana smokers celebrate by lighting up at 4:20pm . There are many different versions about its origin but, suffices to say, it has become …

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