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A study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says use of electronic cigarette devices among middle and high school students tripled between 2013 and 2014. According to the New York Times, “Two favorite flavors of teenagers interviewed were Sweet Tart and Unicorn Puke,...

From the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: Alcohol use by young people is extremely dangerous—both to themselves and to society, and is directly associated with traffic fatalities, violence, suicide, educational failure, alcohol overdose, unsafe sex and other problem behaviors. Annually, over 6,500 people under...

According to Time, "a new report from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) shows that from 2000 to 2013, drug-poisoning deaths involving heroin increased fourfold, from 0.7 deaths per 100,000 people to 2.7 deaths per 100,000 people. The rate was about four times higher...

If you’ve seen the news lately, you may have noticed that heroin is back in a big way. Communities across the country – regardless of geographic location or economic status – are experiencing an alarming uptick in deaths related to heroin overdose. So why is this happening? Why...

Underage drinking is not only illegal, it’s dangerous. Which is why MADD is asking teens to take a stand against underage drinking. Teens:  You have the power to influence your friends and make an impact in your school, home and community. The Power of You(th) is the power you hold...