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The Difference Between E-cigarettes and Vaporizers

Have you been out to a restaurant or an indoor establishment recently and noticed clouds of smoke in the air? With no-smoking laws in effect for years, does the appearance of smoke seem confusing? 

What you may not know is this “smoke” is often coming from e-cigarettes and/or vaporizers. You may think that these two devices are the same, but there are some differences. Read more » about The Difference Between E-cigarettes and Vaporizers

Six Things Parents Can Learn from Teachers for Back-to-School Success

On Wednesday the 13th, DrugFreeAZKids.org had a great webinar about the “Six Things Parents Can Learn from Teachers.” If you were unable to attend, here is a quick recap on what was discussed. Read more » about Six Things Parents Can Learn from Teachers for Back-to-School Success

Do you know the dangers of cough medicine?

As a parent, it is important to be aware of the many dangers out there, especially when it comes to over-the-counter drugs such as cough medicine. In Arizona, 1 out of every 10 teenagers, grades 8-12, has abused cough medicine. 

Most over-the-counter cough medicine contains Dextromethorphan or DXM.  Currently, DXM is popular among teenagers as it can cause an immediate “high” and it is cheap and easy to buy.    Read more » about Do you know the dangers of cough medicine?

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