How much harm to human health does alcohol really do? Any what are some strategies to limit or reduce the harmful use of alcohol? Take a look at this infographic from the World Health Organization (2018).
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Please click HERE for details. In brief, the topics covered are: September 11 at noon – Pot Problems in Colorado September 13 at noon – Marijuana’s Hidden Price September 13th at 2PM – Driving While High September 25th at noon – “If It’s Legal, Why Test?” Addressing the Marijuana Bully in … Continue reading
Gamblers could place bets on college students and professional athletes throughout the game on cell phones, computers, or electronic devices at home, school, or work. Access to sporting events worldwide 24 hours a day using apps or websites makes gambling just a click away and fuels gambling addiction. Legalizing sports gambling will not eliminate illegal gambling. … Continue reading
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Legalization of marijuana has ramifications beyond the individual’s decision to smoke an occasional joint. Several considerations contradict the argument for legalization. Economic Disaster Most simply, it is argued that legalization would eliminate criminal problems. The state would collect its sales tax, and marijuana users would be happy. However, as with … Continue reading
More than a dozen people who used fentanyl, either alone or in combination with stimulants, have suffered severe memory loss, researchers from West Virginia University report. These cases involved severe short-term memory loss, HealthDay reports. Imaging scans revealed the patients had lesions on the hippocampus, a region of the brain associated with … Continue reading
Join us for a FREE seminar on current issues facing today’s youth – Wednesday, October 10th from 10 AM to 2:30 PM in Springfield, IL. Anyone who serves youth and families in any volunteer or professional capacity is welcome to attend. Register here. … Continue reading