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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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Welcome to Franklin County Caring Communities

Welcome to your Caring Communities! Check out our National Take-Back Day video, made in collaboration with our Teen Institute and Northwest Access TV. Guiding Good Choices ™ is starting May 24 in St. Albans! Call 527-5049 for more information or to … 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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Family Day —

Monday, September 26, 2011 Become a Family Day STAR! I commit to: S– Spend time with my kids by having dinner together T– Talk to them about their friends, interests and the dangers of drugs and alcohol A– Answer their questions and listen to what they … Continue reading

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