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SAMHSA’s Annual Recovery Month Community Event Award

Recovery Month event planners and organizers are vital to raising awareness about the benefits of recovery and mental well-being in the community. Whenever I attend Recovery Month events, I am always inspired and energized by those who devote their time … Continue reading

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Free Training: An Introduction to Alcohol and Other Drug Issues

Title: AOD 101: An Introduction to Alcohol and Other Drug Issues When: March 16, 2012 Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The training will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 pm Where: William S. Hall Auditorium, 1800 Colonial … Continue reading

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The Adolescent Brain and Substance Abuse

The Adolescent Brain And Substance Abuse Fact Sheet During puberty, hormones (estrogen and testosterone) associated with risk taking and sensation seeking are surging at a time when the brain’s ability to make decisions, weigh consequences, understand and accept responsibility, and … Continue reading

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