Teen E-cigarette Use On The Rise

While the overall use of tobacco by youth continues to decrease, the use of e-cigarettes is on the rise.  E-cigarette use among high school students was more than 2.5 times higher in 2013 as it was in 2011, as reported by the National Youth Tobacco Survey.  Many youth perceive e-cigarettes to be safe, which is just not the case.  There are a number of adverse effects associated with their use including pn Read more » about Teen E-cigarette Use On The Rise

Stress and the Upcoming Holidays

The holidays are right around the corner.

Are your teens showing signs of stress?

This time of the year can be stressful for anyone. Exams and projects are coming due at school and holiday preparation is on everyone’s mind. Through all this, you can help your teen manage the stress. Read more » about Stress and the Upcoming Holidays

National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, which places a special focus on the dangers of drinking and driving, as well as drugged driving.

Both impairments put drivers, passengers and pedestrians at risk. Drugs and alcohol impair a driver’s motor skills, reaction time and judgment as the substances act negatively on the brain and central nervous system. Read more » about National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

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