Table Talk: Summer Fun With Your Kids

What kind of activities do you have planned for your family this summer? There’s no need to be stuck on ideas because there are plenty of fun things to do around Arizona! From planning a hiking trip to visiting a museum, we have a list of cool places the whole family will enjoy. Read more » about Table Talk: Summer Fun With Your Kids

Flakka and Bath Salts: The Scary Similarities

http://www.drugfreeaz.org/node/115A recent rodent study from the Scripps Research Institute found that the new synthetic drug known as “flakka” appears to be as potent and addictive as “bath salts”, which are illegal in the United States.  Over the last several months, flakka has made the headlines for its association with acts of violence, public nudity and making the user feel like they possess “superhuman strength.” Read more » about Flakka and Bath Salts: The Scary Similarities

Teen Substance Abuse and America's Drop-Out Crisis

According to a recent report by The Institute for Behavioral Health (IBH) in partnership with the Center on Young Adult Health and Development (CYAHD) at The University of Maryland School of Public Health, the problems of failure to graduate high school and substance abuse are closely interrelated.  It is difficult to tease out which is the cause and which is the effect. Read more » about Teen Substance Abuse and America's Drop-Out Crisis

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