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Drug Addiction

Would the DARE Program Work or Fail If Brought Back by the Attorney General?

On This Page: Not Your Dad’s DARE Program New DARE Program Premised in Science Cops Connecting with Kids: What Really Matters Well intentioned as she was, Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” slogan in the 1980s became a mockery in schools nationwide from the first time she ever said them. Even students at low risk for … Continue reading Would the DARE Program Work or Fail If Brought Back by the Attorney General?

October 2, 2017

Addiction Recovery

Why Residential Treatment Works for Young People Addicted to Opiates

On This Page: Medical Costs Just the Beginning: Recovery Leads to Saving and Savings Support, Supervision Help Young Opioid Users Stay Sober Young people who seek inpatient treatment at a facility that treats both substance use and mental health disorders not only reclaim their lives but they also save the health care system millions of … Continue reading Why Residential Treatment Works for Young People Addicted to Opiates

July 20, 2017

Alcohol Addiction

5 Tips to Help Your Child Heal From Drug and Alcohol Addiction

For parents, there are few things worse than discovering that their child is addicted to drugs and alcohol. But there’s one thing that few parents realize: there are few things worse for your child to discover about him or herself as well. As the anti-drug commercials put it, “No one ever said, ‘When I grow … Continue reading 5 Tips to Help Your Child Heal From Drug and Alcohol Addiction

August 31, 2009

Crystal Meth Addiction

Methamphetamine Ads Need to Make an Impact

Research shows crystal meth use is still a problem in the United States, although adolescent use peaked in the late 1990s.[1] Around 0.9 million Americans are current users of methamphetamines, including the drug’s most dangerous form: crystal meth.[2] With strong, addictive and long-term effects, methamphetamine use destroys the health and well being of young people around … Continue reading Methamphetamine Ads Need to Make an Impact

August 3, 2008