Posted by Casey Cokkinias and Andrew Vidikan, student interns in the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services Have you ever left the doctor’s office only to realize you forgot to ask the important questions you had about your medication? Keeping track of various medications and their …Continue Reading Tips for Keeping Track of Your Medication
Posted by: Adam Stoler of the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services Now that we’re two weeks into the New Year, how are you doing on your Resolutions? Maybe you intended to drink more water, get more exercise, or be healthier? Sometimes we can have a …Continue Reading Is Alcohol Keeping Me From Being Healthier?
Posted by: Kathleen Whelton who works in the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services The winter holidays are a great time to get together and celebrate with family and friends. Whether you are hosting a holiday party for a crowd or an intimate dinner party for a …Continue Reading How to Enjoy A Safe Holiday Season
Posted by: Ben Cluff (pictured) and Joe Burch of the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services. With Veteran’s Day coming up, it is a great opportunity to take a minute to reflect on our freedom and the people who have fought, and continue to fight, to protect …Continue Reading Take Time Out For a Veteran on Veteran’s Day
Posted by Andrew Vidikan, a student intern in the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services Did you know that the human brain continues to develop up to the age of 25? That means that, just like their bodies, teens’ brains are still growing, and using alcohol …Continue Reading Thinking or Drinking? Alcohol Use Can Damage Teens’ Brains
Posted by: Kathleen Whelton and Avi Pinals who both work in the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services Marijuana is the most used illegal drug among youth. Almost half of U.S. teens will have tried marijuana at least once by the time they graduate high school. As a …Continue Reading Talking to Your Kids About Marijuana
Posted by: Kathleen Whelton and Avi Pinals who both work in the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services Bath Salts have been in the news a lot lately, but what are they? Bath Salts are a group of chemical compounds that when taken orally, inhaled, …Continue Reading Bath Salts are Now Illegal
Posted by: Avi Pinals. Avi is a high school student and intern in the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services For kids, going back to school is a chance to see friends from last year, and an end to the free time they have during …Continue Reading Back to School Stress and Marijuana Use