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ROCK SOLID Youth Win GRAND PRIZE at WA State Prevention-Spring Youth Forum 2017

Zach Fincher shares a little information about his Community Project at FHES and how it led to their opportunity to present at the State level in Prevention.  “Last year, at the WA. State Prevention Summit, we learned about Tucker the … Continue reading

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Marijuana Use and School Performance

Marijuana use increases risk of academic problems. Marijuana’s effect on learning, memory and motivation can lead to difficulties in school. Help youth choose health and let their brain continue to develop for their best outcomes. The adolescent brain continues to … Continue reading

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Tobacco and Environmental Strategies to Reduce Smoking

Oklahoma Cigarette Price Increase is a Big Win for Kids and Health Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Jun. 1 2017   WASHINGTON, DC – The $1.50-per-pack increase in the price of cigarettes that Gov. Mary … Continue reading

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Tobacco and Health

Prevent Tobacco Use High rates of smoking in the United States expose more than 88 million people to secondhand smoke on a regular basis. Despite all the evidence detailing the dangers of tobacco use, teens and young adults continue to … Continue reading

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13 Reasons Why…Not. Teen Suicide Support from FHMS Counselor

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PLAY BALL…Tobacco-free

The Beginning of Baseball’s Tobacco-Free Era at Miller Park Baseball’s opening day was April 3rd and, as the Milwaukee Brewer’s season starts, there’s a change this year at Miller Park. For the first time, Miller Park is a tobacco-free venue. … Continue reading

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As more teens use e-cigarettes, NC lawmakers introduce a prevention bill to combat the increased use.

March 9, 2017 by Taylor Knopf As more teens use e-cigarettes, NC lawmakers introduce a prevention bill to combat the increased use. By Taylor Knopf While cigarette smoking has decreased among young people, the use of electronic cigarettes is rising. In response, … Continue reading

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Both opioid addiction and suicide are serious preventable and treatable public health problems, and everyone has a role to play.

Addressing Public Health Crises: Suicide and Opioid Addiction are Preventable April 3, 2017 By: Judy Sarasohn, HHS (Public Affairs) Summary: Both opioid addiction and suicide are serious preventable and treatable public health problems, and everyone has a role to play. During National … Continue reading

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Effective Interventions to Prevent Alcohol Use Among American Indians and Rural Youth

Study Finds Effective Interventions to Prevent Alcohol Use Among American Indian and Rural Youth Community-based and individual-level prevention strategies are effective ways to reduce alcohol use among American Indian and other youth living in rural communities, according to a new … Continue reading

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State Senate votes to ban holding phones while driving in WA. State

OLYMPIA, Wash. – A bill that bans holding an electronic device while driving has passed the Washington state Senate. Senate Bill 5289 passed on a 36-13 vote Monday and now heads to the House for consideration. “Under the measure, drivers would … Continue reading

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