Children and teens that begin drinking before age 15 are four times more likely to become alcohol dependent than those who do not drink before age 21

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

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“We’ve learned that raising healthy drug-free kids is first and foremost a mom-and-pop operation, that your PARENT POWER is the key.”

Joseph A, Califano, Jr.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

 

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The more often children eat dinner with their families, the less likely they are to smoke, drink or use drugs

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

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Join us for the North Carolina Substance Abuse Prevention Conference

May 3-4, 2017 – More info coming soon…

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Upcoming Events

Aug
29
Mon
9:00 am Free Training-Community Collabor... @ NC Wayne Cooperative Extension/Wayne Center
Free Training-Community Collabor... @ NC Wayne Cooperative Extension/Wayne Center
Aug 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
To register contact Andrea Boney at (252) 520-8864 or E-MAIL aboney@eastpointe.net This event will be kicked off by “Attorney General Roy Cooper” Additional Presenters include: *The Goldsboro Police Department Narcotics Unit * Nicole Lewis w/[...]
Aug
30
Tue
7:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn to Cope WHO: Parents, family members, spouses and caregivers with a loved one who is struggling with addiction to opiates, alcohol, or other drugs. DATE: Tuesdays TIME: 7 – 8:30 pm WHERE: Franklin, NC[...]
Aug
31
Wed
all-day International Overdose Awareness... @ Webinar
International Overdose Awareness... @ Webinar
Aug 31 all-day
International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends[...]
2:00 pm Free Webinar: Screening, Assessm... @ Webinar
Free Webinar: Screening, Assessm... @ Webinar
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This presentation will look at the value of evidenced based screening, assessment and evidence based practices for adolescents with substance use disorders. It will a) review multiple large demonstrations of the feasibility, replicability, effectiveness and[...]
7:30 pm Screening of Generation Found @ Regal Stonecrest At Piper Glen
Screening of Generation Found @ Regal Stonecrest At Piper Glen
Aug 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Independently filmed over the course of two years, GENERATION FOUND takes an unprecedented and intimate look at how a system of treatment centers, sober high schools, alternative peer groups, and collegiate recovery programs can exist[...]
Sep
6
Tue
7:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn to Cope WHO: Parents, family members, spouses and caregivers with a loved one who is struggling with addiction to opiates, alcohol, or other drugs. DATE: Tuesdays TIME: 7 – 8:30 pm WHERE: Franklin, NC[...]
Sep
13
Tue
10:00 am Connections Family Support Progr... @ First United Methodist Church in the Bynum Building
Connections Family Support Progr... @ First United Methodist Church in the Bynum Building
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Connections Family Support Program Richmond County WHO: Parents, Grandparents, and Foster Parents WHEN: Meets the second Tuesday of each month – June14 DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Friday, June 10 TIME: 10:00-11:30 am WHERE: First United Methodist[...]