Monthly Archives: September 2012

Drug Take-Back Event September 29

Our Coalition is participating again this year in the DEA Nationwide Medication Take-Back on Saturday, September 29th, from 10am-2pm at the Northern Dutchess Hospital. Bring over-the-counter and/or prescription medications for safe, anonymous disposal.

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Drug Testing in Middle School

Drug Tests Become More Common in Middle School By Join Together Staff | September 24, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Drugs, Prevention & Youth A growing number of middle schools are requiring that students submit to drug testing, … Continue reading

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Fatal Overdoes on Rise in Dutchess County

Prescription abuse deadlier than heroin 10:06 PM, Sep 9, 2012 – Poughkeepsie Journal As the nation battles an epidemic of prescription drug abuse, fatal heroin and prescription-painkiller overdoses have increased in Dutchess County. In recent years, deaths from prescription drugs … Continue reading

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Celebrate Youth Who Avoid Peer Pressure with “Above the Influence Day”

By Join Together Staff | September 5, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed inAlcohol, Drugs, Prevention & Youth The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is sponsoring the first National “Above the Influence” (ATI) Day on October 18 to celebrate youth who avoid … Continue reading

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