Category Archives: Alcohol

Underage Drinking

Alcohol use by youth is sometimes thought of as a rite of passage.  The fact is that it is illegal under the age of 21. Research shows that when drinking starts before the age of 15, youth are more likely … Continue reading

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Shatter the Myths About Our Youth and Drugs in Our Community

                Please check back everyday this week (January 23 – 27th),  a new fact will be listed every day under this post about our local data from the PAYS (Pennsylvania Youth Survey).  Shatter the Myths about what … Continue reading

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Action Needed- What message is this new toy giving children?

Why put children in danger!  Now they are making a full equipped bar for Barbie dolls.  What is this teaching our young children?  Please read the details in the CADCA article.   Both websites that sell it say it’s unavailable … Continue reading

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Don’t Drive Drunk – Super Bowl Fans

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Addiction and the Holidays

There are a lot of families that have family members that are addicted and the holidays can be really hard to deal with.  This article recently published by Partnership for Drug Free Kids addresses things family members can do to … Continue reading

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day is September 9th

Every year on September 9, communities throughout the United States and the world observe FASD Awareness Day.  This date and time is used to remind women not to drink during the 9 months of pregnancy. The first Awareness Day was … Continue reading

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Study Finds Driving Impairment from Marijuana Use Similar to That of Alcohol Use

A new study finds that driving impairment from Marijuana use is similar that that of alcohol use.  Read the article on CACDA website, click this link:  http://www.cadca.org/resources/study-finds-driving-impairment-marijuana-use-similar-alcohol-use

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Importance of “No Alcohol” message to youth from parents.

Just released information from a national survey  of high school students shows that teens  who receive a message from their parents that underage drinking is  completely unacceptable are more than 80 percent less likely to drink  than teens who receive other … Continue reading

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December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

You might think that drunk drivers are alcoholics but they aren’t always, sometimes they are alcohol abusers.  Especially around the holidays when everyone is celebrating with parties we need to stop and think about the amount of alcohol that we … Continue reading

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