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Why is adolescence a critical time for preventing drug addiction?

Preventing Drug Abuse: The Best Strategy

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Should You Allow Your Teenager To Drink At Home? The Great Debate

 Although it’s illegal in the U.S. to drink alcohol if you’re under the age of 21, that’s not necessarily a […]

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Great News Parents!!

See Full Document Here:  Great News!  

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The 10 Facets of Parent Engagement

You don’t need to be a supermom or superdad to be engaged in your child’s life and establish a strong […]

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Teens and Peer Perceptions

Adolescent misperceptions, in line with Dover-Sherborn Social Norming Campaign. Read More

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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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The Kids are Watching!

          Have you ever tried telling your child not to do something, only to be challenged […]

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Instagram has a drug problem

            Instagram has ushered in a golden age for the drug trade. You read that correctly: […]

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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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Posted in Alcohol, Parents, Students

Understanding Addiction in 3 1/2 minutes

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Posted in Other Drugs, Parents, The Teenage Brain

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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:
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