Originally posted by Children Services Council With COVID-19 in the mix this summer, finding ways to get children away from their devices is harder than ever. Here are 10 places you can go - in person - with your children in Palm Beach County and what you can expect as...
By Ashleigh Berke, Hanley Foundation Prevention Specialist While alcohol remains the most commonly used substance among youth, marijuana is quickly gaining popularity, as it becomes more socially acceptable and readily available across the nation. Young people use marijuana for many of the same reasons they may begin using alcohol,...
Nick News Presents: Kids, Race, and Unity | Hosted By Alicia Keys Hosted by Alicia Keys, Nick News talks with founders and leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement, offer tools for families to have constructive conversations about race, and highlights teen activists who are fighting racial injustice in Kids, Race and Unity.
Katie Mather, Yahoo Life At its foundation, TikTok is supposed to be a fun and silly app with lip syncs, challenges, dances and funny videos. But, as with most social media, there is an underlying dark side to the platform that parents and fans of the app should be aware of.
By Dr. Nora Volkow, National Institute on Drug Abuse Taking prescription drugs in a way that hasn't been recommended by a doctor can be more dangerous than people think. In fact, it's drug abuse. And it's illegal, just like taking street drugs. Why Do People Abuse Prescription Drugs?
By Jennifer Venuto “Parenthood has two big transitions, when our children arrive and when they leave.” Today is the day that my son starts his freshman orientation at Florida State University.  Exciting right?  The thing is, he will be orienting from the office in our home, logging into a Zoom...
Planning a road trip, having a stay-cation, or just need ideas to keep your teen busy this summer? Check out these interactive activities and resources around drug prevention to keep them busy and educated as summer break is when many teens may experiment with drugs. Have little ones? Don't worry, we got you covered...
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The Addiction Elephant in the Room This article was written by Joshua Shane Horton, Director of Public Policy for the Hanley Foundation. Joshua S. Horton is also an attorney in Palm Beach County at The Joshua S. Horton Law Firm, PA. The Firm specializes in Substance Use Disorder Law. This year...