Monthly Archives: February 2012

Cocaine and the Teen Brain – New Study

By Join Together Staff | February 22, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Addiction, Drugs & Youth New findings by a Yale team of scientists may help explain why the risk of drug abuse and addiction increase significantly … Continue reading

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DEA Targets Industry Players in Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse

By Join Together Staff | February 15, 2012 | 3 Comments | Filed in Community Related, Drugs, Government, Legal & Prevention When the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently charged a major health care company and four pharmacies with violating their … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston’s Death an Opportunity to Discuss Prescription Drug Abuse, Says ONCDP Director

By Join Together Staff | February 14, 2012 | 5 Comments | Filed in Prescription Drugs R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, says singer Whitney Houston’s death is an opportunity to talk … Continue reading

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Voluntary Afterschool Program May Help Reduce Alcohol Use Among Teens

Partnership at www.DrugFree.org – February 13, 2021, Join Together Staff A voluntary afterschool program that teaches middle school students about substance abuse prevention may help reduce alcohol use, according to a new study. The study evaluated a program called CHOICE, … Continue reading

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Clip Shows Parent Enabling Behavior

This public service announcement shows how parents emotions can lead to enabling their teens to use drugs and alcohol.  Check it out – it’s less than a minute. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9VkIorC-7g&feature=player_profilepage    

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