The holidays are here! It’s my favorite time of the year. The smells from the kitchen, the lights, the decorations, family all together laughing and having fun, and traditions passed down from generation to generation. Everyone I run into seems a little more joyful and kind. However, the holidays aren’t so joyful for everyone. In… Continue reading The Six Fix for Holiday Blues
Today I sat in the parent drop off line at school as per the usual routine. I took deep gulps of my coffee in between the stopping and going as our mini-van edged closer and closer to the sweet sound of quietness between dropping off my last child and my commute to the office. Somewhere… Continue reading Did you know?
Over the next few months, we will be exploring what science tells us about some ideas related marijuana. One of the more frequently shared ideas is that marijuana, unlike other drugs, is not addictive, and it is easy to just stop using it. Another is, that if addiction is possible, it is rare and… Continue reading Myth Or Science? Pt. 1 – Marijuana and Addiction
In the field of substance abuse, we talk about prevention frequently. What does prevention truly mean? Educating the public? Yes. By educating the public, do we bring awareness to the community? Absolutely! That education may lead some of us to have an “Aha! moment.” But what do we know about substance abuse prevention? We can… Continue reading Prevention is for all of us