Addiction, Alcohol, Marijuana, Prevention, Recovery, Resources

The Six Fix for Holiday Blues

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

Addiction, Marijuana, Science-Research

Myth Or Science? Pt. 1 – Marijuana and Addiction

  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

Community Coalition, Marijuana, Prescription Drug Misuse, Tobacco, Underage Alcohol Use

Here we go!

We are relaunching our blog page!  All us - staff, partners and stakeholders - at Drug Free Charlotte County are dedicated to doing the work to prevent substance abuse.  To accomplish this, we know we need to keep broadening awareness and knowledge of local substance use issues. We also know how very important it is… Continue reading Here we go!