Adolescence is a time of transition between childhood and full maturity. It is a time of physical, social, and psychological change that can greatly affect adolescent behavior. The way in which people…Read More
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About Leah Raffa
Preventing drug and alcohol use before it begins is the most cost-effective, common-sense approach to promoting a safe and healthy community. One way to prevent teen drug use is by providing youth with…Read More
Have you ever wondered what makes a person turn to drugs and alcohol? Or why it is easier for certain people to say no to drugs than others? Research indicates that there certain risk factors that can…Read More
YOU can be the change that you want to see in your community!
At Denver RAP we believe that every person has the power to make a difference within their community, or even around the world!…Read More
Make 2015 the year of YOU!
The New Year is often seen as a blank slate; a time for you to evaluate your life, get rid… Read More
Trauma and Substance Abuse
As we work to prevent drug and alcohol use in youth, it is important for us to consider the relationship between trauma and substance…Read More
The holiday season is a wonderful time for many families. Bonding over hot chocolate, singing carols, and wrapping gifts is a great way for the family to spend time together. Unfortunately,…Read More