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Alcohol

New Study Shows Link Between Growing Up in Affluent Communities and Alcohol and Drug Addiction (May 31, 2017)

Stricter Drinking Laws Means Fewer Young People Killed on the Road (February 13, 2017)

Link  Between Alcohol Marketing and Youth Drinking Grows Stronger (January 19, 2017)

Heroin

It's Often Family to the Rescue During ODs (May 17, 2017)

7 Signs That Someone Is Addicted (March 8, 2017)

Marijuana

Teen Marijuana Marijuana Related Visits to ER Rose Rapidly After Legalization (May 4, 2017) 

College Now the Place to Try Pot (April 27, 2017)

"Synthetic Pot" Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens (March 13, 2017)

Parents

How to Talk to Your Kids About Addiction (May 30, 2017)

The “X-plan” and Other Powerful Tools You Can Provide When Talking to Your Kids About Prom and Alcohol (April27, 2017)

Family Who Lost Son to Overdose Warn About Mail Order Drugs (April 12, 2017)

Dad's Clever “X-plan” for Getting Teens Out of Bad Situations Goes Viral (February 27, 2017)

Prescription Drugs

Driver's  Killed in Crashes More Likely to Have Used Drugs than Alcohol (April 27, 2017)

Trump Administration Awards Grants to States to Combat Opioid Crisis (April 19, 2017)  

Many Opioid Addictions Surface After Surgery, Study Finds (April 12, 2017)

Fentanyl Brings a New Terror For People Abusing Opioids (April 6, 2017)

How to Avoid Opioid Addiction When You Are Prescribed Pain Medication (March 24, 2017)

This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Are Addicted to Opioids (February 13, 2017)

Tobacco

For Our Kids, Let’s Get Tobacco Out of Baseball for Good (May 2, 2017)

Big Tobacco Attacks Sensible FDA Rules On Vaping (April 19, 2017)