PREVENTION DAY REFLECTION

PREVENTION DAY REFLECTION Archie Boone Jr. My first Prevention Day encounter occurred in February 2019, at DC-Maryland’s Gaylord Resort. Crowds of specialists, practitioners, government officials and community advocates availed from across the country to witness a healthly blend of CADCA / SAMHSA programs and services. Because PFS communities are well into the Implentation Phrase of…

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SAMHSA study finds variations in first-time substance use among college students

A new Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) study has found first-time substance use among college-students varies substantially depending on the type of drug being used. Using information from SAMHSA’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health from 2002 to 2013, the study found that first-time marijuana use among college students peaks in…

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