Welcome to Our “Newly Updated” Blog About Teen Drug Prevention!
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Welcome to Our “Newly Updated” Blog About Teen Drug Prevention!

Here is a overview of what our teen drug prevention blog will have to offer. There will be a variation of different ideas, tips, and stories, all pertaining to youth substance use and drug prevention education. My goal is to use this new outlet to connect to youth, parents, teachers and our other supporters. What…

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,…

What’s in Your Medicine Chest?
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What’s in Your Medicine Chest?

What’s in Your Medicine Chest? Opiate Medications: The Goods, Bads, and the Very Very Uglies By Jeffrey Deitz, MD Opiate medications are among the oldest and most commonly prescribed drugs in the medical pharmacopeia. They are also among the most rapidly addicting and most lethal. Whereas untreated acetaminophen overdose kills in days from liver failure,…