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2012 Teen Drug Abuse Statistics

Jan 14, 2013

2012 Teen Drug Abuse Statistics How many teenagers abuse prescription drugs? What percentage of high schoolers use illicit drugs? How many teens actually think weed is dangerous? What are the prevalence of teen drug abuse in 2012? Thanks to the annual Monitoring the Future survey, we now have the most recent statistics on teen drug abuse and addiction. This report, released just this month, surveyed over 45,000 students in the 8th, 10th, and 12th grade from 395 different schools. Here are some of. . .Read More →

Happy New Year!

Dec 31, 2012

Happy New Year! Just want to wish everyone in the Bay area a safe and peaceful year in recovery this year!  If you're worried about holiday parties, check out some of these tips for how to stay sober at a party.  . . .Read More →

Good Addiction and Recovery Infographics From 2012

Dec 26, 2012

Good Addiction and Recovery Infographics From 2012 I am so thankful that people have been working to create excellent visual graphics related to the fields of addiction and recovery. Here are five good addiction and recovery infographics from 2012.  1. How Much Alcoholic Content is in a Standard Drink? (Duffy's Napa Valley Rehab) 2. California Illegal Drug Statistics (Duffy's Napa Valley Rehab) 3. United States Drug Addicts (Criminal Justice USA) Browse more data visualization. 4. Facts About Ecstasy (Duffy's Napa Valley Rehab) 5. Alcoholism. . .Read More →

How Can I Stay Sober and Still Enjoy the Holidays?

Dec 11, 2012

How Can I Stay Sober and Still Enjoy the Holidays? There’s a lot to worry about during the holidays. With temptations bombarding you left and right, party invitations to attend or decline, AA meetings to get to, family conflicts to resolve--not to mention all the “normal” stressors like figuring out what to buy for your mom--the holidays can be the most stressful time of the year for people in recovery. We get it. It’s stressful to stay dry during. . .Read More →

Marijuana Legalization 2012: cost and future implications

Dec 3, 2012

Marijuana Legalization 2012: cost and future implications In one of our previous articles, we wondered whether Marijuana legalization was losing popularity. Well, after the voting results from November 6th, it’s pretty obvious that it’s not. And especially not in Washington or Colorado. This year, over one third (eighteen states) of the states of America legalized the use of medical marijuana, and two states legalized recreational use of pot. So legalized recreational pot--what exactly does that mean? What. . .Read More →

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