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Nothing Cute About Popping a “Xannie”

Xanax, also called “Xannies,” “Footballs,” “Sticks,” or “Bars” is the popular drug on and around the block. Originally designed to treat acute panic attacks, Xanax is a Benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen,) also known as a Benzo. This medication works by suppressing the output of neurotransmitters that interpret fear and slowing down brain activity, thereby producing a calming [...]

May 2nd, 2016|Articles, Drug Related|Comments Off on Nothing Cute About Popping a “Xannie”

PARENTS & GRANDPARENTS, YOU CAN BE ANTI-DRUG-PUSHERS!

As a mom or a dad, you know that it is your responsibility to do all that you can to ensure that your child grows up safely and drug-free. Here are 7 pointers to help you keep your child away from substance abuse and other harmful practices. Because children do not want to disappoint their [...]

November 23rd, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on PARENTS & GRANDPARENTS, YOU CAN BE ANTI-DRUG-PUSHERS!

HOW TO GO TO WAR AGAINST NEGATIVE PEER PRESSURE

Everyone wants to be accepted, but teens face more pressure to fit in at a time in their lives when they still haven’t figured out what kind of person they want to be. Fitting in might mean having the best and most expensive car, clothing or cell phone, and acting in accordance with whatever that [...]

November 23rd, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on HOW TO GO TO WAR AGAINST NEGATIVE PEER PRESSURE

THE DANGERS OF BINGE DRINKING

When we think of binge drinking, the consumption of an excessive amount of alcohol in a short period of time, many of us envision college students at frat parties recklessly guzzling one beer after another. However, binge drinking occurs in all age groups and many settings. Here are some important facts to know about ingesting too [...]

November 23rd, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on THE DANGERS OF BINGE DRINKING