drug prevention

The World Post
5. Johnston, L. D., O'Malley, P. M., Miech, R. A., Bachman, J. G., & Schulenberg, J. E. (2016). Monitoring the Future national
Teen
The slippery slope leading to drug addiction arose as a common theme at the community event. Katz described her son's transition from tobacco to "a sip of beer with friends" to marijuana and ultimately to heroin, and others voiced similar sentiments.
Impact
I can't help but worry that the right ones won't get through all the noise.With social media exacerbating the glamorization of substance abuse in traditional media, how do we make sure positive messages still get through?
Teen
*Name has been changed. Emily started skipping school, and then didn't try out for cheerleading the next year. Doing heroin
Impact
Drug and alcohol prevention early on is truly and simply to keep family's futures bright
Videos
James Garza, recovering meth addict, talks with HuffPost Live host Catherine Day about his methamphetamine addiction and recovery.
Education
2012-08-28-scblog2.pngAn investment in equity in education is an investment in creating jobs. It is an investment in fighting the drug war. It is an investment in moving our country forward. It is an investment in America's comeback.
Chicago
The Chicago marijuana ordinance proposal was voted out of the public safety committee last Thursday. What will this mean for the parents, employees and residents of Chicago?
Impact
In the closing of the 2012 school year, what is cool is that everybody seems less afraid. Parents are less afraid, kids are less afraid, schools are less afraid, and communities are optimistically becoming proactive in the drug and alcohol prevention education topic.
Politics
This 4/20, people around the country are gathering in public and in private to take part in the annual tradition of marijuana
Politics
The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America will welcome more than 2,500 delegates from across the country for the 22nd Annual National Leadership Forum in National Harbor, MD, just outside Washington. And they have a lot to show for their more than two-decades of work.
Chicago
Some legislators, however, are already preparing to fight against the proposed cuts. As the Capitol Fax mentioned Saturday
Impact
"It's hard to say no to your friends. So we started by teaching kids to be assertive and develop communication and decision
Politics
A person addicted to heroin needs the drug as much as a diabetic needs insulin. How he or she gets it is problematic, but until we legalize and tax heroin, we need outreach programs to alleviate suffering and save lives.