DRUG EDUCATION

Jason Good in Drug Education
June 19, 2020

5 Signs of Addiction

Regardless of all of the current distractions of COVID-19 , political unrest, and weekly riots, the drug crisis is still in full swing.

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Jason Good in Drug Education
May 7, 2020

It’s Easy to Get Clean, But the Hardest Part Is Staying Clean

Education be a vital part of any drug and alcohol rehabilitation program. With all of the different ways to get clean, what sets one apart from the others?

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Julie in Drug Education
April 25, 2020

The Need for Real Drug Education

It all started innocently. I was a young believer in the campaigns “ This is your brain when you are on drugs” and ”Just say no to drugs”. I signed numerous promises in elementary and middle school promising never to smoke, drink or use drugs.

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Julie in Drug Education
December 6, 2019

The Fourth Wave of the Drug Epidemic Has Hit

By now we pretty much all know the story of the United States addiction epidemic. What started out as a prescription pill problem, morphed into a heroin issue and then a fentanyl crisis. These three overlapping events have often been referred to as the “Three Waves of The United States Opioid Epidemic.” We have now entered into the “Fourth Wave”…

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Julie in Drug Education
December 3, 2019

Stop Promoting The Idea That Drinking Wine Every Day Can Be Healthy

The other day I was sitting in the waiting room of a chiropractor’s office that had one of the televisions that scrolls between various ads and educational slides. I’ve seen these sorts of things all over the place so I didn’t think much of it until one slide, in particular, came up.

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Jason Good in Drug Education
October 27, 2019

Why Are We Normalizing Drugs in the Middle of a Drug Crisis?

Over the course of the last two decades, our society has witnessed a remarkable increase in drug use, addiction, and drug-related deaths. Now considered the worst man-made public health crisis in recorded history, the current drug epidemic has taken far too many children from their parents and parents from their children and with infants being born addicted to drugs happening so often…

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Julie in Drug Education
September 27, 2019

Alcohol-Related Deaths Among Women Are on The Rise

A recent analysis conducted at the University of Washington by The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation shows that the overall number of alcohol-related deaths in the United States rose 35% between 2007 and 2017.

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Julie in Drug Education
August 15, 2019

Cocaine Overdose Death Rates Are Increasing

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), overdose fatalities from cocaine and methamphetamine in the United States have tripled over the past five years.

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Julie in Drug Education
August 13, 2019

Adderall Abuse Among College Students

Well, it’s that time of year again: back to school. Some people love it and some people dread it. For many parents, this is a time of joy and celebration and for others, it is a bittersweet reminder of yet another milestone.

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Julie in Drug Education
June 4, 2019

Alcohol-Related Deaths in The United States Are More Common Than Opioid-Related Deaths

It’s almost hard to believe that in the United States more people die from an alcohol-related death each year than from an opioid-related death.

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