Teachable Moments – Talking With Children

February 26, 2015

* The following article appeared on the NCADD website, https://ncadd.org,  and can assist parents in starting and continuing those conversations with their teens about those issues that must be discussed Parenting isn’t easy, especially when it comes to talking to children …

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5 Tips To Help Parents With The Underage Drinking Conversation

February 25, 2015

The following article recently appeared in the Huffington Post and gives parents some great advice on how to start the conversation about underage drinking. Let’s face it: Talking to your teens about drinking, regardless of their age, can be difficult …

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Colorado & Washington State Two Years After Full Legalization of Marijuana

February 20, 2015

The following article details the consequences and after effects of the legalization of marijuana in the states of Colorado and Washington. Many of the results were expected but there were also some unexpected consequences. Click here to see the results  http://learnaboutsam.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/FINAL-REPORT-1.pdf 

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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