High School Graduation – Nostalgia, Excitement, Possibility, and Temptation

  High school graduation is an important milestone in a young person’s life, and the season is often marked with parties, outings, and other celebrations. During this time there are […] Read More

Summer is a Risky Time for Youth Substance Use

More teens start drinking and smoking cigarettes and marijuana in June and July than in any other month, the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration said in a […] Read More

100 Deadliest Days of Summer

The most dangerous time on the road for teens is the 100-day period between Memorial Day and Labor Day each year. Car crashes are the #1 killer of teens, taking […] Read More

Risky Drinking Can Put a Chill on Your Summer Fun

  Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will […] Read More


  While it’s true that children often idolize sports heroes and celebrities, they also idolize YOU. As a parent or caregiver, you have the power to help shape their attitudes […] Read More