Archive | March, 2012

Support from Middle School Teachers May Reduce Early Use of Alcohol, Study Suggests

March 26, 2012

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By Join Together Staff | March 26, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Alcohol, Drugs, Prevention & Youth Emotional support from middle school teachers may reduce the risk their students will engage in early use of alcohol and other illicit substances, a new study suggests. The study included 521 middle school students in […]

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Sample Agenda

March 14, 2012

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Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into […]

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Sample Minutes

March 14, 2012

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Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into […]

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Study Finds Link Between School Bullies and Substance Use

March 9, 2012

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By Join Together Staff | March 9, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Alcohol, Drugs, Research & Youth Students who bully their classmates are more likely to use cigarettes, alcohol and marijuana, compared with their peers who aren’t bullies, a new study suggests. “Our findings suggest that one deviant behavior may be related […]

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Public Health Groups: Convenience Stores and Tobacco Companies Entice Kids to Smoke

March 9, 2012

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By Join Together Staff | March 9, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Advocacy, Marketing And Media, Prevention, Tobacco & Youth A new report by three public health groups charges tobacco companies have made convenience stores important partners in enticing minors to smoke, through marketing and fighting policies that reduce tobacco use. Tobacco […]

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Easy-to-Read Drug Facts

March 5, 2012

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What are the effects of drugs like marijuana or cocaine? Why are drugs so hard to quit? Does drug treatment work? Get the answers to these and other important questions on the new web site, “Easy-to-Read Drug Facts” created by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)  

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A NEW SYNTHETIC DRUGS PARENTAL RESOURCE

March 5, 2012

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Synthetic drugs are a present and growing danger to the health and well-being of our young people. All across the country, unethical businesses and chemists are creating and selling these “legal” designer drugs. Sadly, the short- and long-term effects of these substances become known at the expense of those who take them. Arm yourself with […]

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