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Hers’s a bit of good news!

The latest Monitoring the Future survey, released on Tuesday by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, finds children are smoking fewer […]

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Parents Teaching Teens “Responsible Drinking” is a Myth: Study

          Parents who provide their teens with alcohol and a place to consume it may think […]

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Why Wait?

Choosing to wait until 21 to drink reduces your chance for addiction by 90% Read More

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Drinking at an Early Age Linked With Later Problem Drinking

Starting to drink at an early age can increase the risk of alcohol abuse in teens, according to a new […]

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CDC: Teen Drinking and Driving Rates Cut in Half

The number of teenagers who are drinking and driving has dropped by 54% in the past two decades, according to […]

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Sexual Assault and Drinking

In one awful high-profile case after another—the U.S. Naval Academy; Steubenville, Ohio; now the allegations in Maryville, Mo.—we read about […]

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Spring Breaks Greatest Danger

While spring break is often portrayed as a rite of passage for thousands of college students– often a week of […]

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Binge Drinking

Harvard College Alcohol Study calls for changes at U.S. Schools Fed up with their inability to deter underage students from […]

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What to Know about Alcohol Poisoning

Excessive drinking can be hazardous to everyone’s health! It can be particularly stressful if you are the sober one taking […]

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Commentary: Empowering Youth to Prevent Underage Drinking

Let’s empower our students at DSHS!!  There is power and influence in students making the right decisions. Read More »  

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OUR MISSION

SPAN-DS seeks to prevent and decrease substance abuse in our communities, especially among youth. To that end we help build networks among parents, students, and other individuals that will:
  • Heighten awareness
  • Promote responsible behaviors
  • Encourage strong support systems

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