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Substance Abuse Prevention: Supporting Healthy Decisions During the Tween and Teens Years (and What to Do if You Spot Trouble)

Thursday, March 30, 6:15-8:00 pm at the Fairfax Community Library Library Presenters:  Kayla Tatro & Mary Gratton, NCSS This presentation will provide parents with information about common drugs of abuse and their prevalence in our community. Discussion on how to … Continue reading

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Talk early–talk often!

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Alcohol use and safe drinking

This information comes from Medline Plus, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health Share on facebookShare on twitterBookmark & SharePrinter-friendly version Alcohol use involves drinking beer, wine, or hard liquor. Information Alcohol is one of the most … Continue reading

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Do TV liquor ads drive kids to drink?

Source: Denver Post By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter 01/29/2013 Seeing beer and liquor ads on TV may promote drinking as early as seventh grade and lead to alcohol-related problems just a few years later, a new study suggests. The more … Continue reading

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Why You Should Talk with Your Child About Alcohol

The Chance That Children Will Use Alcohol Increases as They Get Older. About 10 percent of 12-year-olds say they have tried alcohol, but by age 15, that number jumps to 50 percent. The sooner you talk to your children about alcohol, … Continue reading

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