Category Archives: drug education

How to Keep Teens Safe From Drug Abuse as School Year Ends

From your point of view as a parent, it probably seems like the school year just started. But in the eyes of your teenaged children, it has been an eternity since the year began, and the last day of school … Continue reading

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How Terrifyingly Easy it is to Start Using Drugs

I’ve just read through a dozen interviews from Narconon graduates in which they describe how and why they started using drugs. These interviews make so very clear that it’s incredibly easy for a young person to decide to just go … Continue reading

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Tips for a Drug Free Halloween

Boo! Did we scare you? Probably not. Words on a screen tend to not be too frightening. But it is the fright season. Oh yes, it’s Halloween. The leaves are falling. The days are shortening. The ghosts are coming out … Continue reading

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The History of Red Ribbon Week

National Family Partnership (NFP) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1980 by a small group of concerned parents. They were determined to play a leadership role in drug prevention. Nancy Reagan was an honorary Chair of NFP. Since its founding … Continue reading

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What is Naloxone

Drug use can break down a user’s body over time and cause his mind to disintegrate as well, and sometimes this process is a long time coming. A drug user doesn’t always notice the changes overnight—they can take weeks, months … Continue reading

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Teenage Drug Abuse Reveals the Inadequacy of Drug Education Outreach

There are some signs of improvement in recent surveys of teenage drug abuse, but those improvements are offset by areas in which the situation is worse. When the situation is viewed as a whole, what is obvious is that our … Continue reading

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With More than Half of All High School Students Abusing Drugs, Should Parents be Using More Drug Tests?

Parents should take note of recent reports on drug abuse among teens and young adults and also those that find that when parents speak out against drug abuse, drug abuse statistics are lower. According to the most recent Monitoring the … Continue reading

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Marijuana: Far from the Harmless Drug Many Would Make it out to Be

If you believe all the campaigners associated with medical marijuana, cannabis is the most benign of substances. Since it is now legal for people prescribed medical use in sixteen states in the US and has been decriminalized in several other … Continue reading

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Southern California Children’s Fair Features Drug Education in a Fun Format for Kids

The Challenge: How do you express to thousands of young people at a children’s fair that staying free from drug use is the right way to go – and keep it fun at the same time? The Answer: Make it … Continue reading

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Why I started doing Narconon drug education?

Narconon graduate shares why he started doing drug education. You know, drug education for me was foreign in the beginning because I’m so used to working with adults. I said, “What am I going to talk to a little kid … Continue reading

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