Drug Abuse: A Grave Mistake

An image that has gone viral is one of a man lying in an open casket. Standing before him are three people   — his wife, his young son and daughter. They are smiling. He is not. The 26-year-old Ohio man died in September as a result of heroin addiction and drug overdose. Although Mike Settles…

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What Influences Teen Drinking?

A teen’s decision to participate in illegal, underage drinking is not a simple one, although it may seem like it at the time. There are several factors that go into making that choice, including family history, academic pressure, learned coping strategies, peers and friends, and what parents say and do. Hispanic youth have the added…

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