Suicide & Substance Abuse is the Reason for the Increase in Mortality Among ………..

November 7, 2015

 White middle aged Americans. This revelation is somewhat shocking as the mortality rates for other middle aged individuals in the U.S. and abroad are declining.  Why then is it happening in this particular group of people. The New York Times …

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Texting vs Sleeping

November 5, 2015

If you have teens or tweens,  you probably spend an inordinate amount of time on week nights telling them to get off their phones or iPads or take out the earbuds and do their homework.  The usual response is ” …

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A Great Resource on Opiates

October 29, 2015

Opiates are clearly an issue in today’s society. More and more people, especially youth are using opiates, getting addicted and turning to heroin. What do you know about opiates, aside from the news blurb you see and hear through the …

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Common Sense Strategies for Raising Alcohol & Drug Free Children

October 22, 2015

Parents are the most potent—and underused tool in preventing substance abuse.” – Joseph A. Califano, Jr., CASA Chairman Recent studies on drug prevention have revealed some interesting facts: School drug prevention programs are not enough. They greatly increase students’ knowledge …

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A National Response to the Opiate/Heroin Problem

By now, everyone is aware of the problem that prescription drugs, more particularly opiates, have created in our nation. Many communities, through their local community coalitions, have worked tirelessly to get information out through media, forums, workshops and social media. …

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