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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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Brain Development, Teen Behavior, and Preventing Drug Use

This article is from the website of Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, an invaluable resource for both teens and parents. View the original article...

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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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How Life Has Changed My Cousin For The Better

This post was written by Tamara E. Citrowske.

Hello everyone, my name is Tamara E. Citrowske. I am here to share my personal story of a family...

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You Don’t Need Drugs to Deal with Life

This post was written by a CSUCI Service-learning student. 

Hello Everyone! I am writing this blog to give people some healthy alternatives to...

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Exposure to Excessive Drug Use

By Stephanie Escobedo Tirado, local CSUCI student.

It’s easy to say, “You’re young; live a little!” Or, “That stuff...

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Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

A Letter to Parents

Although NIDA’s annual Monitoring the Future survey shows that daily marijuana use in teens is mostly steady, the survey...

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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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Even in Middle School

This post was written by a CSUCI Capstone student featuring artwork from Ventura High School students. 

It was sixth grade History class, and...

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Resisting Peer Pressure: Tips From NIDA and SADD

Originally, the mission of Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) was to help young people say “No” to drinking and driving....

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