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The Teacher’s Guide to Substance Abuse Prevention: Using Local News and Experts to Make a Difference in Your Community

Photo courtesy of Pixabay A key element in addiction prevention is youth intervention. Research has shown that substance abuse can start as soon as age 12, and early abuse often leads to greater drug involvement. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to combat youth drug culture and media influence. There are many different techniques for teaching

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Recognizing the Stages of Addiction

The Regular Habit After the fun and games period, everything starts to get just a little more serious. This is called the, “Regular Habit”, stage. Ever notice how a constant cigarette smoker will often inconvenience himself or others to be able to go out and have a cigarette? That is an addiction to cigarettes, and