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Town Hall Meeting: Current Trends in substance Abuse You Can’t Stop What You Don’t Know

Town Hall Meeting: Current Trends in substance Abuse You Can’t Stop What You Don’t Know

When it comes to alcohol and drugs, trends are always changing.  There are many everyday items that you wouldn’t even take a second look at, but with an understanding of…

What is Prescription Drug Abuse?

What is Prescription  Drug Abuse?

Prescription drug abuse is when someone takes a medication that was prescribed for someone else or takes their own prescription in a way not intended by a doctor or for…

Prescription Drug Abuse: Myth and Facts

Prescription Drug Abuse: Myth and Facts

Although many treatments are available to manage pain – both acute and chronic – the number of prescriptions for opioid pain relievers has increased dramatically in recent years. Prescription opioids…

What is the problem?

What is the problem?

Although illicit drug use by teens is declining, now there’s a threat from the family medicine cabinet. Teens are abusing some prescription and over-the- counter (OTC) drugs to get high.…

Free stuff and how to pay Grant Township’s debt of $190,000

Free stuff and how to pay Grant Township’s debt of $190,000

Now that I got your attention, we can all see how much “free stuff” from the government is costing us.  The headline above reveals what our share is of the…

After the Holidays Blues

After the Holidays Blues

After spending a wonderful holiday over the Christmas and New Year period, some people feel blue and find that it’s difficult to function normally in their daily rhythm. Expect some…

The truth about holiday spirits

The truth about holiday spirits

We all want to celebrate during the holidays, and more people are likely to drink beyond their limits during this season than at other times of the year. Some of…

Alcohol Tips for Parents This Christmas…cont.

Alcohol Tips for Parents This Christmas…cont.

Am I breaking the law if I give my teenager alcohol at Christmas? There are clear laws regarding young people and alcohol. If you are under 21 it is illegal…

Parents who host, lose the most

Parents who host, lose the most

By Goldie Wood, Prevention & Outreach Manager, Ten 16 Recovery Network Alcohol Tips for Parents This Christmas Christmas can be a time when there is more alcohol around; children may…

Tips for Having the ‘Holiday Alcohol Talk’ With Your Kids

Tips for Having the ‘Holiday Alcohol Talk’ With Your Kids

Do your research: Learn the facts of the affects of alcohol and how it can affect their health and mind. That way, you can successfully communicate the right information to…

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