Start talking to your kids about drugs and alcohol as soon as you feel they are mature enough to get the message you are trying to send. Keep it simple and keep it age appropriate. Arm your kids with the knowledge so they can navigate through the misinformation that will come from outside the home…Read more
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The 30th anniversary celebration of Global Youth Service Day is April 20-22. GYSD is the largest service event in the world and the only one that celebrates the contributions that children and youth make 365 days of the year. For ideas on how you can get involed and to sign up to be part of…Read more
The Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida program is launching a new initiative during of the annual Tobacco Free Florida Week, taking place April 2 – 8. The theme, Achieving Health Equity, raises awareness of tobacco-related health disparities throughout the state. Promoting health equity—each individual achieving optimal health—is a statewide priority highlighted in the…Read more
Study of First Graders Shows Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevelant In US Communities. A study of more than 6,000 first-graders across four U.S. communities has found that a significant number of the children have fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), with conservative rates ranging from 1 to 5 percent in community samples. The new findings represent more…Read more
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