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Tweens and Teens: Drug Trends and Parenting Tips

PRESENTED BY PINE VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL PTA The majority of  students in our schools are not abusing substances, but how do you know for sure that your child is among them? Join ...

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Documentary Film Screening: 'Chasing the Dragon'

The leading cause of accidental deaths in the U.S. is now drug overdose, and opioids (prescribed painkillers and heroin) and involved in the majority of these fatalities. Education can help turn ...

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Dose of Awareness 5K Walk and Health Expo

3rd Annual “Dose of Awareness” 5K Walk and Health Expo Sunday, March 26, 2017   1:00-3:30 PM Ygnacio Valley Park   901 Oak Grove Road, Concord, CA 94518 Join us for the 3rd Annual ...

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Involved Parents Students Protect Friends
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There are a number of ways that parents can both prevent and recognize a problem with prescription drugs. These fall into three main categories:

  1. Educate yourselves.
  2. Ensure your home is safe from prescription drugs.
  3. Look out for warning signs of prescription drug abuse.

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Following are ways you can keep yourself and your friends safe:

  1. Form friendships with people who aren’t using prescription drugs.
  2. Avoid parties or other social situations where drugs will be included.
  3. If you find yourself in a situation where a friend has taken prescription drugs, watch over them closely until you know for sure they are OK.

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