This interactive presentation allows adults to explore a teen’s bedroom. Attendees will participate in a tour to recognize and identify drug paraphernalia, hiding places, and other signs that may indicate alcohol and other drug use by a teenager. Attendees will also receive information on prevention tips and community resources. Please see the flyers below for
ADS and its community partners are sponsoring another great Got Meds Disposal drive in Guilford County. There is more information available below at the provided links or in the large picture shown below. www.Facebook.com/HealthyGuilford www.Instagram.com/HealthyGuilford The date of the Got Meds event is April 9, 2022. Location is at the Jamestown Fire Station at
A University of Michigan study funded by the National Institute On Drug Abuse (NIDA) found that college students are presently 51% more likely to use marijuana than same age peers who are not enrolled in college. This trend has been increasing at about 10% per year for several years underscoring the need for increased prevention
Know! April is Alcohol Awareness Month The media has done a good job bringing to light the prevalence and severity of the use of heroin, prescription drugs and marijuana among our nation’s youth. But what about alcohol? We don’t hear much about it in the news anymore. Is underage drinking still that widespread? And c’mon,
A new Town Hall Meeting will occur in High Point at the High Point Arts Council on Tuesday evening July 14th. Fact: Two out of three families are somehow touched by addiction! The Town Hall Meeting will address addiction in our community and how family members can do something about this illness to hopefully prevent
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA/NIH) has published a survey which shows that college alcohol abuse is still a leading problem with 40% of college students reporting that they had been drunk within the last 30 days. Among the college student group, a 6% rise in marijuana use was also observed from 2006 to
A feature article by Alex Spear of Wake Forest University’s Student Newspaper reveals a shocking level of alcohol abuse occurring on local college campuses. In the piece, published January 15, Alex depicts the typical visuals of walking around the BB&T sports field and seeing fresh & dried vomit and crushed beer cans in plain view.