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Utah Teen Wins 1st Place in Anti-drug PSA Contest

The wait is over – winners of the latest Operation Prevention Video Challenge have just been announced!


Study: Deadly Crashes Higher on 4/20

Deadly car crashes were 12 percent higher on April 20 after 4:20 p.m. compared to numbers a week before and a week after, researchers found. 

Frances Bean Cobain and the Genetics of Addiction

(NIDA)  Frances Bean Cobain, daughter of famous rockers Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, recently acknowledged that she's in recovery from addiction.

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US Teens Often Ride With Impaired Drivers

(Reuters Health, March 26) – About a third of young people admitted to riding with a driver who was under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to a recent study published by the Journal of Students on Alcohol and Drugs.

5th grader unknowingly passes out pot edibles to schoolmates

(KRQE News 13, January 17) A fifth-grader at a New Mexico school gave her classmates gummy bears she did not know were actually her parents’ medicinal marijuana edibles.

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U.S. Drug Overdoses Soar Past 60,000

In 2016, there were more than 63,000 deadly drug overdoses in the nation, according to the latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

3 teens hospitalized after being pranked into eating marijuana-laced cereal at Warren school

(ClickonDetroit, November 15) Cookie Crisp cereal laced with marijuana sent three Michigan teens to the hospital recently. 

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Marijuana: Likelihood of Getting a Job and Marriage Plummet for Teens Who Smoke

(Newsweek, November 7) Marijuana and alcohol use had a particularly negative effect on teenage boys. 

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Student Leaders Share Ideas on Tackling Drug Epidemic

HS students in Manchester, New Hampshire are giving local officials ideas on how to stop the spread of drug use.

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WATCH: Virtual Field Trip

Join us for a virtual field trip where you'll hear from retired NFL players, a musician and a family about opioid addiction.