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Teens and Heroin in the Suburbs: Expert Advice Quick View

Please read the article in the link below about the rise in overdose deaths from heroin and prescription painkillers and what you can do to protect your teen. Teens and Heroin in the Suburbs: Expert Advice

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Shattered Dreams Quick View

Students at McMillen High School, in conjunction with the City of Murphy, prepared a video titled Shattered Dreams to talk about the consequences of alcohol abuse and drinking and driving.

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Substance Abuse and Teens: A Prescription for Disaster Quick View

"The first in a three-part series on teen substance abuse, this article focuses on measures to prevent temptation, as well as how to recognize signs that your child is partaking in destructive activity." Substance Abuse and Teens: A Prescription for Disaster

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Just Once... Quick View

Students at Plano West prepared a video to talk about the consequences of drug or alcohol violations on a school campus…even if it was just once.

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Substance Abuse Prevention Awareness and Information Our hope is to provide parents and students very important information about drug and alcohol prevention. PISD’s Substance Abuse Prevention Specialists provide students support and guidance in making healthy decisions to be successful in all aspects of their lives. Drug and alcohol education and prevention programs are also conducted on ind...

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We have referenced several websites for your information. We hope this is helpful in finding answers to any questions you may have. Please feel free to contact the Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist at your child’s campus if he/she can be of assistance. Chemical Awareness Resources & Educations (CARE), Dallas. http://www.care-dallas.org/ 214-526-8986 Get Smart About Drugs, A D...

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Frequently Asked Questions Quick View

1. How do I keep my child from using illegal substances? Research shows that students who are highly involved with the family, community, and/or school activities are less likely to use illegal substances. It is important for parents to know their student’s friends and the parents of those friends. Communication with the friends and families is very important. Know the location of your chil...