Denver 8th Graders Use 350% Higher than National Average

March 3, 2015

  VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Jan 22, 2015) – Denver 8th grade student’s marijuana user rate is 350% higher than the national average for youth the same age.   Where do the students get their marijuana? 38% reported they got from …

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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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