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This Recovery Month, Families and Communities Can Make a Difference

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on September 2, 2016 • views: 234
This Recovery Month, Families and Communities Can Make a Difference

Every September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), sponsors National Recovery Month to increase awareness of behavioral health conditions. This observance promotes the belief that: behavioral health is essential to health, prevention works, treatment is effective, and people recover from mental and/or […]

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on April 4, 2017 • views: 218
April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug among youth in the United States. As teenagers mature, it is natural and developmentally appropriate for them to assert their independence, and that often turns into seeking new challenges and taking more risks. Many teens want to try alcohol but may not fully realize its negative […]

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It’s National Prevention Week!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on May 15, 2017 • views: 97
It’s National Prevention Week!

May 15-20, 2017     Today kicks off National Prevention Week from SAMHSA, which focuses on prevention tools and tactics to keep teens and young adults from using and abusing alcohol, drugs, tobacco and other drugs. Each day throughout the week, we’ll be sharing personal stories from organizations across the country who are doing what […]

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