PREVENTION

Karen in Drug Prevention
June 27, 2017

Opioid Epidemic Forecast: Half a Million Americans could be Killed in the Next 10 Years

A new article released by STAT shines a harsh light on the reality of the opioid epidemic in America. Drug overdoses already kill more Americans under age 50 than anything else. There are now nearly 100 deaths each day from opioids—that number could spike up to 250 deaths a day, per the worst-case scenario put forth by STAT’s expert panel.

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Karen in Drug Prevention
May 11, 2017

Nine Ways to Keep Your Kids Drug-Free this Summer

When school lets out, any child not spending the summer in a full-time program will have a lot of time on his hands. Here’s some advice on what you can do to keep kids safe and drug-free this summer.

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Karen in News
February 15, 2017

What Did Ohio Do to Deserve So Much Heroin and Fentanyl?

Narconon takes a closer look at the devastating problems of opioid addiction and overdose in Ohio, and why foreign drug traffickers might have this state in their crosshairs.

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Karen in Drug prevention
February 6, 2017

Super Bowl 2017 Offers Drug Prevention Group a Chance to Save Young Lives

Every year, Superbowl advertising minutes offer an opportunity to reach more than one hundred million people in a flash. This year, viewers were served two public service announcements revealing the dangers of leaving prescription drugs unlocked, where they could be misused by youth.

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Karen in Drug prevention
January 6, 2017

Identifying Drug Use Could be #1 Parenting Skill of the Future

It’s a story that has played out far too often: A teenager dies of an overdose but the family is blindsided. “He never used a drug before!” says mother. Maybe – maybe not. Identifying the mental, emotional and behavioral changes drug use makes in your teens could be an essential skill to save their lives.

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Karen in Alcohol
December 26, 2016

Hosting a New Year’s Party? 10 Tips for Getting Everyone Home Safely

So you’re having people over for New Year’s! That’s great! Have fun! And also make sure everyone makes it home safely afterward. Now more than ever, our society is holding hosts and drinking establishments responsible for the safety of guests and patrons.

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