Monthly Archives: July 2017


How Does Legalization of Marijuana Affect Substance Abuse?


In states all around the country, marijuana has been a hot topic for a variety of reasons. Many states started legalizing marijuana for medical purposes. Additionally, each state has shown to have quite a bit of economic growth because of it. According to an article from Forbes, the marijuana industry may produce upwards of 250,000 jobs by the year 2020 [1]. One of the reasons for this growth by 2020 is that now some states are legalizing the recreational use of [...]

How Does Legalization of Marijuana Affect Substance Abuse?2017-07-28T12:00:55-07:00

Substance Abuse Prevention For Young Adults


One of the most difficult parts about being a parent is knowing how to prevent one’s child from abusing drugs. Programs like D.A.R.E. have proven to be widely ineffective for a variety of different reasons. For too long, parents have had misconceptions about the proper way to speak to their children about drugs and alcohol. In some cases, parents decide to avoid the subject entirely, or they assume alcohol and drug use is normal. It’s extremely important to take this matter [...]

Substance Abuse Prevention For Young Adults2017-07-21T12:00:20-07:00