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

Resources for Professionals

 

“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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Upcoming Events

Sep
29
Thu
3:30 pm Free Training: Adolescent Brain ... @ Poe Center
Free Training: Adolescent Brain ... @ Poe Center
Sep 29 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
CONTINUING EDUCATION: 1.5hrs for each training ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Click here or visit www.poehealth.org
7:00 pm Free Webinar- Teen Depression Fr... @ Webinar
Free Webinar- Teen Depression Fr... @ Webinar
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm
Learn how to identify depression in teens and intervene with effective communication techniques. The webinar features Dr. Satira Streeter, an expert in teen depression, along with Mayaah, a 15-year-old high school sophomore from TX who[...]
Sep
30
Fri
12:00 pm CADCA Scholarship Applications Due
CADCA Scholarship Applications Due
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm
The scholarship application form for the 2017 Forum is now open. The scholarships are available to attend the training event and will cover lodging for four nights and the applicable registration fee. All applications must[...]
Oct
1
Sat
all-day Free Training-Youth Advocacy Tra...
Free Training-Youth Advocacy Tra...
Oct 1 all-day
Learn to advocate for your health, how to write letter to the editor and talk to the media, learn about statewide tobacco use prevention policies ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Morgan Wittman Gramann 919-308-8800
Oct
3
Mon
all-day FREE- Peer Support Training – Ta... @ Eastpointe MCO
FREE- Peer Support Training – Ta... @ Eastpointe MCO
Oct 3 – Oct 7 all-day
This training focuses on developing a NC Certified Peer Support Specialist (NCCPSS) who is well equipped and comfortable with working with other professionals on a treatment team or any Mental Health/ Substance Use Disorder agency.[...]