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Entries for July 2009

CASA founder Joseph A. Califano’s latest book helps parents keep their kids away from drugs and alcohol. “Every American child will be offered alcohol, cigarettes, addictive prescription pills, marijuana, other illegal drugs, or a number of these substances before they graduate from high school. Many will get such offers while in middle school. And most will [...]
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Teenage depression and drug addiction are often linked, but new advances in science may be able to help treat both. By Joanne Nicholas for Partnership for a Drug Free America “There’s ample evidence that many children use drugs to self-medicate for depression, not to mention a host of mental-health disorders. The drugs they take may become the [...]
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