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Attitudes

Jun 23

More on Drugs and Driving

There are still a lot of people who beleive that it is Ok to smoke weed and drive.  Here is another article that can help us to understand that this is not ok.  Friends need to not let friends drive impaired. Study finds drugs common occurance in road deaths 25 percent of road fatalities test...

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Jun 21

Women and Alcohol

Women and Alcohol WHEN Shelly F. Greenfield joined the Harvard Medical School faculty in 1992, scientists were just beginning to document the fact that men and women become addicted to alcohol, and recover from that illness, differently—to recognize that “there may be gender-specific variables...

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Jun 06

More on Parenting

Being a parent to a teen these days is quite the journey! It is one that we need to get educated for. None of us want our kids to get involved with drugs and alcohol and we certainly don’t want them to develop problems with these substances. Here is a link to four articles that can help us do...

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Apr 22

Denial - Are you in it?

It is always hard to figure out if you are OK, especially from the inside.  check the new video on our site or take this test. http://www.checkyourdrinking.net/CYD/CYDScreenerP1_0.aspx

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Apr 17

Four Twenty

four-twenty what is it all about Here is the history 420, 4:20 or 4/20 (pronounced four-twenty) Refers to consumption of cannabis and, by extension, a way to identify oneself with cannabis subculture. The notable day for these is April 20.(Not to be confused with J-Day, an international protest held...

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Apr 09

More work to do

If you compare the number of hours we spend on prevention and education with the number of hours teens are exposed to messaging that encourages drug and alcohol use you know we have a lot of work to do. Like everything else to change anything we have to change attitudes. WASHINGTON - Substance abuse...

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Apr 07

Marijuana and Emotions

Interesting repost on some new Research.   Drugs like marijuana act on naturally occurring receptors in the brain called cannabinoid receptors. However, the mechanisms by which these drugs produce their sensory and mood altering effects within the brain are largely unknown. Research led by Steven...

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Apr 03

Nunavut

There was a big article in Globe and mail this weekend about Nunavut and the substance problems there.  I posted a response. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/nunavut/the-trials-of-nunavut-lament-for-an-arctic-nation/article1963420/comments/  you have to scroll down a bit to...

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Mar 28

Three planes, five airports.

I'm back!  Three different planes and five airports later I'm back home.  One of the really interesting things about the Northern Airlines (Both First Air and Canadian North was the service on the planes! Choice of meals, hot towels, newpapers. Thank you!) I was explaining to someone about...

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Mar 24

March 24 Kuglukuk

We finished up with the group today and I beleive that everyone got something out of it. There is always a range of differences with a group like this.  Much of the progress is dependent on the ability to recognize the problem and, as well, the ability to ge past the fear of changing.  It is...

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