Governor Cuomo Launches “Combat Heroin” Campaign

February 18, 2015

The following news release appeared today on the New York State website – http://www.governor.ny.gov/. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched Combat Heroin, a campaign designed to inform and educate New Yorkers about the risks of heroin and prescription opioid use, the …

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Marijuana, Rx Misuse Raise Safety Concerns as Drugged Driving Increases

February 14, 2015

The nation’s campaign to combat drunk driving continues to make our roads safer, but use of marijuana and prescription drugs is increasingly prominent on the highways, creating new safety questions, according to a pair of ground-breaking studies released this week …

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Research Identifies Link Between Youth Hookah and Illicit Drugs

February 11, 2015

The following article appeared on the CADCA website  (www.cadca.org) and was authored by Julian Taylor Introduction New research published in the journal Pediatrics indicates youth hookah use is increasing and hookah users are likely to be abusing other substances including …

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Super Bowl – A Teachable Moment

January 30, 2015

This Sunday, millions of people will be tuning in to one of the most watched sporting events in the world – the Super Bowl.  Even the non sports fan will watch, more particularly for  the commercials that are aired during …

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Why You Can’t Really “Win” an Argument with Your Child

January 23, 2015

  The following article was written by Janet Lehman, MSW and appeared in Empowering Parents.  It discusses an issue many parents face and provides some sound advice. Give it a read. Why does arguing with your child give him power? When you …

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