Report:  Positive Drug Tests Among U.S. Workers Reach 16-Year High (USNews, 8/25/2020).

Teen Drug Use – Monitoring the Future, 2019 Graphic

Facing Addiction in America – this easy to read, 2 page summary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health provides evidence-based information on effective and sustainable strategies for addressing alcohol and drug problems.  The Report offers hope, practical solutions, and resources for communities, which play a critical role in prevention, treatment, and recovery for those affected by substance use disorders and their consequences.  Read the whole report.

The Public Cost of Heroin: $51,000 per User, UIC Study Says (DNAinfo.com 6/13/2017)

Research finds that teens who use e-cigarettes are likelier to smoke (Wall Street Journal 8/19/2015)

Information regarding detox from drugs and alcohol:  www.thefirststepdetox.com/detox

Substance use during childhood or adolescence is linked to long-term health risks.  Read more at Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Read the featured article – “Marijuana vs. Alcohol” on POPPOT.org

Read the article and view the associated video on POPPOT.org (Parents Opposed to Pot)

Marijuana’s potency & what churches can do.  Read the editorial by Barrett Duke, Southern Baptist ethicist, BPNews, January 28, 2014

Marijuana and Punishment: Debunking Pot Proponents’ Prison Myths.  Read the article by Michael P. Tremoglie, MainStreet.com, April 7, 2014

New CDC study finds dramatic increase in e-cigarette-related calls to poison centers.   Read the release by CDC Media Relations, April 3, 2014

Unintended Consequences of Easing Penalties on Marijuana and Expanding Its Use

10 Things E-Cigarettes Won’t Tell You.  Read the article by Jen Wieczner, November 10, 2013, Wall Street Journal Online 

National Survey shows reduction in non-prescription drug use.  Read the entire survey results by the U.S. Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration. 

What You Should Know About Drugs


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