Parents in Colorado are concerned that their kids’ Halloween candy may come with a trick — laced with marijuana.
The California coast is a beautiful place to live with ocean breezes, miles of sand and sunny days. However, the laid-back lifestyle can be a magnet for mellowed-out establishments that are sometimes controversial, such as vape shops.
Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines – when taken as directed – are perfectly safe, but when taken incorrectly, they can be just as dangerous as when prescription medicines are not used as prescribed. In fact, in 2011, poison centers managed over 140,000 cases of medicine poison exposures involving children ages 6 to 19. That’s why it’s important to begin educating young people about medicine safety at a young age.Issues: Over the Counter Drug Abuse
According to a new University of Michigan study, teens who play high-contact sports — such as football, wrestling, hockey or lacrosse — are more likely to drink alcohol or smoke cigarettes or marijuana than student athletes who play non-contact sports, like swimming or track.
If you’re mission is to prevent and reduce drug use in your community, then you won’t want to miss CADCA’s 2015 National Leadership Forum, held Feb. 2-5, 2015 in National Harbor, Md. The CADCA Forum is the nation’s premier and largest training conference for community drug prevention leaders, treatment professionals and researchers. Register now for the early-bird discount!
High school sophomore Sam Motsay played on the basketball team and knew he could get drug tested.
That’s why the 16-year-old tried the synthetic drug N-BOMe for the first time this past Mother’s Day —the substance does not show in a test. It was the last choice he made in his short life.Issues: Drug Use in Sports
The deadline for workshop proposals for CADCA’s 25th Annual National Leadership Forum is Friday, October 24.