Saturday April 19th 2014

addiction prevention

3

After a drug or alcohol slip up

April 4th, 2014

Don’t wallow! Get your life back on track after a slip up. Here, we present a concrete plan of action to catch yourself before you fall too far.

Binge drinking among college students

March 21st, 2014

Binge drinking is associated with a variety of health problems and is related to 1,800 student deaths and about 800K assaults on campuses each year. More stats and strategies for preventing binge drinking among college students here.

BREAK OUT: Prisons and drug offenders (INFOGRAPHIC)

January 27th, 2014

Why are there are so many addicts behind bars? We explore the relationship between substance abuse and imprisonment visually in this exclusive infographic. We also offer alternatives to prison terms for drug use sentences. BREAK OUT of outdated thinking and join us here!

Who’s responsible for prescription drug addiction?

August 23rd, 2013

Should doctors who neglect due diligence be held responsible for prescription opioid addiction? We explore here.

4

Talking to kids about drug addiction

July 7th, 2013

A guide for how to talk with kids (or teenagers) about drug addiction. Your questions or stories are welcomed at the end.

Crack cocaine addiction documentary

June 11th, 2013

Looking for an excellent crack cocaine addiction documentary? Check out Hitting Rock Bottom, a dramatized TV-style film series about addiction. More about documentaries about addiction here.

Drug free contracts for teenagers and kids

June 2nd, 2013

Step-by-step instructions for how to draw up a drug free contract for the home for use with teenagers and children.

Clinical assessment of drug abuse

May 20th, 2013

NIDA has developed a portfolio of free resources for nurses, MDs, and clinicians to help identify drug use and abuse early…and to address it BEFORE abuse leads to addiction. More on the new initiative NIDAMED here.

Honesty, leniency can drive your kids to drugs?

May 13th, 2013

Thinking about letting your kids stay home alone? What about telling them of past drug use? Think again. A review of recent studies about drugs and parenting styles here.

1

My child is using drugs: 8 steps for intervention

April 18th, 2013

Is your child using drugs? Drug users are expert manipulators. To avoid denial or refusal of treatment, plan a intervention with family members to address your child’s drug use. 8 tips for planning a drug or alcohol intervention here.

Page 1 of 6123456