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
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
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.