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Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC)

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, Part 1: Getting to Know You ...

September 15 to October 15 is Hispanic Heritage month. This month we celebrate our Hispanic/Latino fellow Hoosiers. They are our neighbors, our colleagues, our friends and fellow Americans. “American” actually describes people from North, Central and South America. ...

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October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

What is substance abuse? Healthy People 2020 defines substance abuse as a set of related conditions associated with the consumption of mind and behavior altering substances that have negative behavioral and health outcomes (2014). ...

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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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