National Take Back Day

The U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration is again holding a national drug Take Back Initiative. Set for April 30th this year, this initiative encourages Americans to safely dispose of their unwanted or unused prescription medications. Last September, there…

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Young Kids and Drugs

Some parents of young children do not start worrying about their child being tempted to use drugs until they are older. We generally think high school is the age when kids first start with the peer pressure to do drugs,…

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Losing a Job

There are a few times in life when we feel really, really low. Some people are more deeply affected by changes in life or minor setbacks. Losing a job is one such change that can be devastating, no matter how…

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Drugs to Mugs

Sometimes we need to speak to our young people in a language they understand. This is especially true when talking about drugs. It’s not always enough to warn that drugs can cause permanent brain damage, or that they might cause…

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Canada’s Anti-Drug Strategy

Maybe we can learn a little something from our neighbors. Let’s hope so. While anti-drug strategies in countless countries have failed or had little impact, Canada is trying an extensive program in the hopes that it will be successful in…

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