The CCCADA aims to Prevent the disease of alcoholism, drug abuse and related problems; Educate the public that alcoholism, substance use disorders and related problems are treatable and preventable; and Encourage the early identification, intervention, treatment and continuum of care for alcoholism and other substance use disorders. Prevention and Education…
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The Youth Empowered! Program is designed for youth in 6-9th grade and focuses on empowering youth to embrace the qualities of Everyday Leadership through interactive Life Skills lessons, discussions and activities. The Youth Empowered! Program can be run in any classroom or group setting….
References: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/suicide-among-teens-and-young-adults-reaches-highest-level-since-2000#:~:text=The%20researchers%20found%20there%20were,12.5%20per%20100%2C000%20in%202000. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db352-h.pdfhttp://www.childrenshospital.org/conditions-and-treatments/conditions/s/suicide-and-teens/symptoms-and-causes https://www.huffpost.com/entry/we-need-to-talk-about-adoptee-suicide_b_5928c632e4b07d848fdc03c9 Home https://youth.gov/youth-topics/youth-suicide-prevention
Back to school means your children will be around peers a lot more. They may be facing new pressures about drugs and alcohol if they are moving up a grade or to a new school. Have a comprehensive talk to educate them. Sources:https://www.phoenixhouse.org/prevention/when-to-start/https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/talk-about-drugs.html