Prescription Drugs and Alcohol: 5 Harmful Combinations

According to research done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 55% of adults in the United States are using prescription medication. The latest available data from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) says that approximately 55% of adults in the United States reported consuming alcohol in a typical […]

What is Bystander Intervention?

Bystander intervention is when someone who isn’t directly involved in a potentially harmful situation steps up to positively change what happens. Potentially harmful situations include sexual harassment or assault, bullying, or binge drinking. It’s easy to stand by and not help someone in a difficult situation, even if you know something isn’t right. But it’s […]

Ways Schools and Families can Prevent Opioid Misuse

Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, and the most common fatal overdose is opioids. While opioid misuse among teens has been going down, two in three adults treated for opioid use disorder started using opioids when they were younger than age 25.