Monthly Archives: December 2010

White House Drug Policy Director Urges Parents to Take Action to Prevent Youth Drug Use

Cites Recent Data Showing Rising Rates of Youth Drug Use as Call for Action; Asks Parents to Learn Common Risk Factors and Act Now Before Drug Use Begins WASHINGTON— In light of recent data revealing troubling increases in youth drug … Continue reading

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Red Flags and Resources Second Edition

Red Flags and Resources Second Edition (2010REDFLAGS&RESOURCES2ndEdition) is a local resource guide for educators, parents and students to share information about the reality of risky behaviors most often facing young people today. The guide covers many substance abuse, emotional health, and personal safety issues and is available for distribution at no cost to organizations throughout the Franklin and Grand Isle County area.

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Five tips for staying sober over the holidays

Friends of Recovery-VT provided Five Tips for Staying Sober Over the Holidays, a 2008 article by Hugh McBride in “Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Magazine”  (http://www.drugalcoholaddictionrecovery.com/). If you are in recovery or at risk of abusing alcohol, these tips are for you!

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Prevention Year at a Glance

 March 14 – 20 Brain Awareness Week bawinfo@dana.org www.dana.org/brainweek   Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives 745 Fifth Avenue, Suite 900 New York, NY 10151 (212) 401-1689 (212) 593-7623 Fax Materials available Contact: Kathleen Roina 16 – 22 National Inhalants and Poisons … Continue reading

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Tobacco users: Quit Your Way

Quit Your Way – free patches, gum and lozenges are FREE at all three quit services (online – www.vtquitnetwork.org, over the phone 1800-QUIT NOW, or at the group sessions

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