Drug Abuse Resistance Education Fifth Grade Graduates Recognized by St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office

Drug Abuse Resistance Education fifth grade graduates recognized by St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office
The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office honored St. Bernard Parish fifth-graders who recently completed a 12-week program in Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or DARE, taught by instructors from the Sheriff’s Office. The program is aimed at trying to keep kids …
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Prescription Drug Abuse Up Among U.S. Teens: Survey
TUESDAY, April 23 (HealthDay News) — The United States appears to be in the throes of a prescription drug abuse crisis among teens, with a new survey showing that 24 percent of high school students — more than 5 million kids — have abused these medications.
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State officials unhappy with proposed switch in drug abuse office
Senators on Monday approved a proposal for a bureaucratic shuffle that has alarmed some state health officials. The Senate OK’d a budget amendment that would transfer oversight of the state office that runs substance abuse programs from the Health …
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Wrong way on war on drugs
With legalization in Colorado and Washington and decriminalization being discussed in other states, there appears to be a growing normalization of drug use in this country. With this loosening of attitudes toward marijuana nationwide, it may be easy to …
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