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Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC)

September 2014 is Recovery Month: Speak Up, Reach Out

Recovery Month 2014 SAMHSA's first celebration of September as "Recovery Month" was 25 years ago, in 1989 and was referred to as TreatmentWorks! Every year since then, SAMHSA has worked with local treatment and recovery organizations to raise awareness about recovery. Activities target professionals who work with people in recovery, family and friends, and the recovering addicts themselves. ...

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Trending Drugs - What's on Our Radar?

  • DMT-A psychedelic gaining popularity
  • Moxduo-A powerful new pain pill
  • Palcohol-Alcohol in powder form

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Where Are You on the Spectrum from Harmless to Harmful? - April is Alcohol Awareness Month

It is not a crime to drink alcohol. In fact, it can be good for your health. At the same time, alcohol is the second most abused drug, after tobacco. Some good news is that the 2013 ATOD survey found decreasing lifetime use of alcohol in grades 6-8, and monthly and lifetime use in grades 9-12 ...

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Indiana I-SAS Project: Affordable treatment for ages 12-18 struggling with drug or alcohol abuse

Indiana-Substance Abuse Solutions (I-SAS) is a federally funded, locally managed, program for adolescents who are in need of substance abuse treatment but may not be able to afford it. I-SAS uses a new therapy model that recognizes that alcohol and drug use is about reinforcers-rewarding feelings that make us more likely to repeat actions. ...

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The Rise of Electronic Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes are devices that provide doses of nicotine and other additives to users in a vapor form, often battery powered. Also called e-cigarettes (e-cig), personal vaporizers (PV) or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), they often simulate tobacco smoking without the inclusion of tobacco. ...

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