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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Rampant drug abuse haunts Punjab’s ruling coalition
Amritsar: Punjab has placed the Election Commission officials in a quandary following the recovery of drugs and narcotics on a daily basis. Unlike other states where political parties are accused of distributing money and alcohol as bribe to voters on poll …
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Garfield Co. group gets grant to combat prescription drug abuse
“Being certified as a CHIO brings more attention and increased capacity to our community's efforts to decrease prescription drug abuse,” said Sean Byrne, executive director of PreventionWorkz. “This is a problem that has reached epidemic proportions …
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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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