Denver Public Schools recently joined a growing parent initiative called Be the Influence which seeks to reduce our teen’s use of alcohol, marijuana, nicotine,…Read More
Archive for category Drinking and Alcohol
According to the 2015 Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (HKCS), 46.3% of DPS high school students had ever used marijuana, and 15.2% of high school students had tried marijuana before age 13. These numbers…Read More
Everyone goes through points in their lives where they need a little assistance getting through a rough spot. During these times, having a positive and supportive person to lean on can make a world…Read More
Did you know that kids whose parents talk to them about using alcohol, marijuana and other drugs are up to 50% less likely to use than those that don’t? As a parent you are the most important person…Read More
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
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
Happy Family Day Denver!
Just a quick reminder that sharing meals with your kids is one of the most effective ways to help them make smart choices about drinking and substance abuse. Study…Read More
And join us at the Oriental Theater on August 8th at 6pm for a special free screening of Faded, a new film about girls and binge drinking.