In Memory of Ian James Eaccarino
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In Memory of Ian James Eaccarino

This blog is dedicated in Memory of Ian. No more families should have to experience this devastating tragedy. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) drug-related deaths have more than doubled since the early 1980s. There are more deaths, illness, and disabilities from substance abuse than from any other preventable health condition. Today,…

Parents Are Cutting Off Their Opioid-Addicted Kids — and It’s the Toughest Decision of Their Lives
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Parents Are Cutting Off Their Opioid-Addicted Kids — and It’s the Toughest Decision of Their Lives

By Kristen Bahler Kim Humphrey was sitting in a sea of chairs, surrounded by about 40 people he had never met, when the Phoenix police officer finally realized what a train wreck his life was. He didn’t want to talk about it. Especially to a bunch of strangers. But his wife, Michelle, had researched addiction…

Citing spike in weed usage among students, Palm Springs Unified wants to place focus on more counseling and prevention
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Citing spike in weed usage among students, Palm Springs Unified wants to place focus on more counseling and prevention

Courage to Speak Drug Prevention Programs are currently implemented in Palm Springs District. These programs Include: Courage to Speak® Drug Prevention Education Program for Elementary Schools Courage to Speak® Drug Prevention Education Program for Middle Schools Courage to Speak® High School Teen Drug Prevention Education Curriculum Courage to Speak® – Courageous Parenting 101® By Joe…