Monthly Archives: August 2011

Drug Testing in Schools Not Effective in Reducing Substance Use

By Join Together Staff | August 18, 2011 | Conducting drug tests in high schools appears to have only a small effect in reducing substance use, a new study suggests. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found the tests had … Continue reading

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Officials: Heroin Use Among Young has Risen Sharply in Dutchess County

Poughkeepsie Journal, 11:17 PM, Aug. 14, 2011   When Pawling teenager Shane Smith was killed in a car-motorcycle accident inJuly 2009, police discovered the 21-year-old man who was driving the car was intoxicated at the time of the crash. The substance … Continue reading

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New York Times Article: Who Falls to Addiction?

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/02/health/02abuse.html?_r=2&emc=eta1&utm_source=Join+Together+Daily&utm_campaign=db9ab1012b-JT+Daily+News%3A+WHO%3A+Don%27t+Forget…&utm_medium=email

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