Teen Substance Abuse and America's Drop-Out Crisis

According to a recent report by The Institute for Behavioral Health (IBH) in partnership with the Center on Young Adult Health and Development (CYAHD) at The University of Maryland School of Public Health, the problems of failure to graduate high school and substance abuse are closely interrelated.  It is difficult to tease out which is the cause and which is the effect. Read more » about Teen Substance Abuse and America's Drop-Out Crisis

411 Drug Series: Alcohol

Today’s post in our 411 Drug Series examines alcohol, which is just in time for graduation. Read more » about 411 Drug Series: Alcohol

Graduation and Alcohol

Graduating from high school is a time of celebration with family and friends. This is a great milestone for graduates and it often means graduation parties where there may be the pressure to drink alcohol. If you think your teen has no plans to celebrate graduation with an alcoholic drink in hand, you may want to think again. According to the 2014 Arizona Youth Survey, 67 percent of Arizona high school seniors said they have consumed an alcoholic beverage at least once, 40 percent of whom had consumed it within the past month. Read more » about Graduation and Alcohol

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