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17 07, 2018

What You Need to Know About Marijuana Use and Driving

2018-08-01T16:40:45+00:00July 17th, 2018|Teen Drug Use|

This infographic provided by the CDC gives students and parents credible information about marijuana use and the risk it poses when getting behind the wheel of a car. Students are at risk anytime they get in the car with someone who is under the influence. Further explanations are provided about the effects of marijuana on driving.

16 07, 2018

Drug Facts about Prescription Opioids

2018-07-22T23:18:58+00:00July 16th, 2018|Prescription Drugs|

A plain language summary of prescription opioids that explains effects on the brain and reported use. ​Published in June 2018. What are prescription opioids? Opioids are a class of drugs naturally found in the opium poppy plant. Some prescription opioids are made from the plant directly, and others are made by scientists in labs using the same chemical structure. Opioids are of

16 07, 2018

Marijuana Facts for Teens

2018-08-01T16:41:47+00:00July 16th, 2018|Teen Drug Use|

The topics discussed represent the most popular questions and comments as asked of NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse). Download Full Brochure

14 07, 2018

Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction

2018-07-22T22:28:37+00:00July 14th, 2018|Treatment|

This fact sheet discusses research findings on effective treatment approaches for drug abuse and addiction. Revised January 2018.​ NOTE: If you’re seeking treatment, you can call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA's) National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357) or go to for information on hotlines, counseli

14 07, 2018

Teen Drug Use: Monitoring the Future 2017

2018-07-22T22:31:42+00:00July 14th, 2018|Teen Drug Use|

This infographic from the NIH’s 2017 Monitoring the Future survey highlights drug use trends for marijuana, alcohol, cigarettes, e-cigarettes (e-vaporizers), and prescription opioids among youth in our nation. Download Full Article