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Many of us are familiar with the Pyramid of Success. But do you know how it can be used to help with your prevention efforts? That’s what Dr. David Anderson will discuss during our free June 3 webinar, “Leading from the Head and the Heart: The Pyramid of Success.”  Dr. Anderson is Professor Emeritus of Education and Human...
DESCRIPTION Many prevention practitioners struggle to identify and select appropriate evidence-based interventions to prevent substance misuse in their communities. To adequately address a problem it is important to understand why evidence is important, how to use it, and where you can go to find it. This webinar will discuss the importance of employing...
 The Family-Run Executive Director Leadership Association The Importance of Understanding and Recognizing Trauma in Young Children: A Family Perspective Due to an overwhelming response to this webinar in April when many people were unable to join due to limited capacity of the webinar platform, this webinar is being repeated live with the same presenters. You won't want to miss it...
Written by: Alisa A. Padon,1 Rajiv N. Rimal,2 Michael Siegel,3 William DeJong,3 Timothy S. Naimi,4 and David H. JernFigan5 Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Introduction Youth use of alcohol in the U.S. is a serious public health problem. Though...
Alcohol energy drink RTD’s are almost impossible to find these days since, for the most part, they have been forced off the market by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other governing bodies. They originally became popular in the second half of the last decade, but by 2010 warning letters were sent out by the FDA and these...
Written by  Jenn Horton  Teachers have always played a leading role in underage-drinking prevention, but at what grade level? Research shows that communicating with students as early as nine years old makes sense. Together, we can help kids commit to saying “yes” to a healthy lifestyle—before those challenging teen years hit. 
Written by Caleb D. Akers, MA. Binge-eating disorder (BED) is the most prevalent eating disorder and is characterized by persistent episodes of overeating accompanied by loss of control (i.e., binge eating) and significant distress over binge eating, but with no compensatory behaviors such as vomiting, excessive exercise, or laxative misuse (Wang, Jones, Dreier, Haley,...
“Go outside and play!” As a child, this was the cry that I heard from my mom when things got too hectic at home. After all, she had things to do! During COVID-19, you, as a parent, not only have things to do in the home, like your regular work in addition to household duties but you...
By Law Offices of Robert Dixon Good Samaritan laws are designed to offer legal protection to people who administer assistance to individuals who are injured, ill, incapacitated, or in peril. The protection is intended to encourage bystanders to help those who need it without fear of being sued. Good Samaritan laws vary from state to state,...
Written by Heather Rogers Growing up in today’s age of social media, movies, and music, it’s not hard to understand that there is a very unreal and misleading portrayal of how alcohol affects your body, mind, and behavior. It’s easy for teens and young adults to create pictures of fun and adventure, with...

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