Archive | January, 2012

Teaching Self-Regulation May be the Best Way to Influence Drug-Taking Decisions by Kids

January 31, 2012

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By Ken C. Winters, PhD | January 31, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Drugs, Healthcare, Parenting, Prescription Drugs, Prevention, Young Adults & Youth Acknowledging that ongoing brain development during adolescence is linked to self-regulation is an important perspective for youth-serving professionals and parents as they address teenage substance use/dependence – including prescription […]

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Family History of Alcoholism May Affect Teens’ Decision-Making

January 18, 2012

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By Join Together Staff | January 18, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Alcohol, Research & Youth A family history of alcoholism may affect teenagers’ decision-making, researchers at Oregon Health and Sciences University have found. They discovered these adolescents have a weaker brain response during risky decision-making compared with teens without such a […]

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Prescription Drug Abuse Results in One Death Every 19 Minutes in U.S.

January 18, 2012

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Prescription Drug Abuse Results in One Death Every 19 Minutes in U.S. By Join Together Staff | January 17, 2012 | 2 Comments | Filed in Prescription Drugs One person dies every 19 minutes from prescription drug abuse in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). An estimated 27,000 […]

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Goodman Billboard Design

January 13, 2012

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HYC-13471

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38 Million American Adults are Binge Drinkers, CDC Says

January 12, 2012

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38 Million American Adults are Binge Drinkers, CDC Says By Join Together Staff | January 11, 2012 | 2 Comments | Filed in Alcohol The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say 38 million American adults are binge drinkers, and most of them are ages 18 to 34. In a new report, the CDC […]

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Youth Led Town Hall Meeting held December 5, 2011

January 10, 2012

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On Monday, December 5th over 30 HYC youth members coordinated and presented a youth led town hall forum on the CTC (Communities that Care) survey results which assess use and risk of use of alcohol, tobacco and marijuana in 6th, 8th and 10th grade students within Marinette and Menominee Counties.  Since October, 7 different school […]

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“Only Everything”

January 10, 2012

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Carney’s 2011 “Courageous Persuaders” commercial entry

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