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According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about half of adolescents have misused a illicit drug at least once. While research shows that 1 in 7 kids who partake in alcohol and drug use, will have a diagnosable substance use disorder. With continued alcohol and drug use, the amygdala, which is a part of our brains that produce chemicals such as cortisol and serotonin, becomes swollen and produces excess amounts of these chemicals. This chemical change in the brain can lead to a individual to stay in a survival mode with the flight, fright, and freeze responses.

Join us and learn more of what we all can do to help prevent and end overdose at the 3rd Annual International Overdose Awareness Day rally on August 31, 2019 at the Bicentennial Plaza, 1 E Edenton st, Raleigh NC, 27601, event starts at 4:30 pm followed by a candlelight vigil to honor our loved ones lost at dusk.
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Sat August 3rd

National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse (NCAPDA)

NCAPDA members on hand to spread the word that "one pill can kill". ... See MoreSee Less

Thu August 1st

National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse (NCAPDA)

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