Monthly Archives: February 2013

Prevention Programs in Middle School May Reduce Later Prescription Drug Use

By Join Together Staff | February 19, 2013 | Leave a comment | Filed in Drugs,Prescription Drugs, Prevention & Youth Substance abuse prevention programs that begin in middle school may help deter prescription drug abuse in later years, new research suggests. Scientists analyzed findings from three studies … Continue reading

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Dear Anne, One person dies every 19 minutes from a drug overdose in the United States and that trend is being driven by prescription (Rx) painkillers.  But we have the power to stop the epidemic of teen medicine abuse. As both … Continue reading

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Doctors Often Don’t Ask Teen Patients About Drinking

By Join Together Staff | February 5, 2013 | Leave a comment | Filed inAlcohol, Healthcare, Prevention & Youth Many doctors don’t ask their teenage patients about their drinking, a new study finds. A survey of 10th graders found that while more than 80 percent had seen … Continue reading

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