Category Archives: Alcohol and Drugs

  1. Third of Teens Have Ridden with Impaired Driver

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    April 2, 2018 by middleearthnj

    A recent study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs reported that one-third of teens who recently …
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  2. Vaping Tool Fools Parents and Teachers

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    January 29, 2018 by middleearthnj

    A growing number of teens are using an e-cigarette device, called a Juul vaporizer, because it looks just like a …
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  3. Recreational ADHD Drug Use

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    September 11, 2017 by middleearthnj

    Prescription stimulants, such as Ritalin and Adderall, are medications that are used to treat people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder …
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  4. Actions Families Can Take Regarding the Opioid Epidemic

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    June 5, 2017 by middleearthnj

    In 2016, 33,000 people lost their lives to opioids. Dependence on opioids (heroin and prescription painkillers) has more than tripled …
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  5. Reasons Youth Try Drugs

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    March 27, 2017 by middleearthnj

    We are reprinting this excellent article from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids because we believe it provides parents with very …
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  6. National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

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    January 23, 2017 by middleearthnj

    It is National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week, a national health observance created by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for …
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  7. Increased Risk of Teen Drunk Driving Around the Holidays

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    December 19, 2016 by middleearthnj

    The holidays can be a great reason to celebrate, but unfortunately, those celebrations can mean increased drinking by teenagers. Teen …
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