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National Fentanyl Awareness Day

The first National Fentanyl Awareness Day was May 10, 2022, and was recognized by organizations across the U.S. including the DEA. It was created...

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The Truth About Opioids: Information for Teens

Two decades ago, a new generation of supposedly “safer and less addictive” painkillers triggered an epidemic of opioid abuse in the...

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The Dangers Of Vaping And E-Cigarettes

This post was written by a CSUCI student. 

E-cigarettes, vape pens, and JUULs have become a popular trend among high school students because...

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How BRITE Helped Me Cope With My Family’s Addiction

This post was written by a CSUCI student. 

Through working with BRITE, I’ve been able to reflect on my own experiences involving drug...

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. It was developed to spread awareness and reduce the stigma associated with alcohol addiction, and to highlight...
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Pale like a Victorian Child

Written by Jazmin Lopez, a Ventura County high school student.

Violetta didn't like pretty people, especially pretty women who looked so...

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The Fight Against Opioids and Prescription Drug Abuse – Resources in Ventura County

1 in 5 Ventura County teens have abused prescription drugs. 

Over 50% get them from friends and family. 

9% of 9th graders and 14% of...

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Learn the Basics About Overdose and How You Can Save Someone’s Life

This article was written with information taken from the International Overdose Awareness Day website and Ventura County Responds.

In honor of...

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Coca Cola: Happiness in a Bottle

addiction healthy habits Mar 28, 2022

This post was written by Aiden Choi, a senior at the Davidson Academy in Reno, Nevada.

For the past few decades, American obesity rates have been...

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How High Ventura County – An Online Resource for Teens and Parents About Marijuana Use

How High Ventura County is an online resource from Ventura County Behavioral Health that addresses the growing need in Ventura County for facts to...

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