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Help prevent prescription drug abuse and take advantage of Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout (May 27–June 1) to dispose of expired, unused and unwanted pills.
During prom and graduation season, prevention efforts can help ensure safe, fun and memorable celebrations. Parents who talk to their teens and model appropriate behavior are critical.
Middle school is a pivotal time for young people, and finding healthy alternatives to stress, alcohol and other drug use is key as a student transitions to high school.
Too often St. Patrick’s Day is associated with high levels of drinking and public intoxication. Underage drinking occurs. It’s making good choices, not luck, that will keep you safe.
The Unified Prevention Coalition and its Youth Council members were on Capitol Hill to talk with elected officials about substance abuse prevention. Their voices were heard.
Visiting colleges with your teen is a great time to talk about the realities of college social life and your expectations for making healthy choices.
Tips to help parents keep their teens safe this holiday season.
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