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“What were you thinking?” Most parents have said this to their tween or teen, or at least thought it, at one time or another. Sometimes our children can surprise us with impulsive or risky behaviors, and we might be thrown off guard by it. “I thought I taught him to know better than that,” we might worry to ourselves.
"This week is designed to counteract the myths teens have about drug abuse, often reinforced by their peers, the Internet, and the entertainment industry," said NIDA Director, Nora D. Volkow, M.D. "When given the facts from people they trust, teens...
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Active Parenting Now Workshop

This is session four of a six-session Parenting Workshop Series at Biltmore Preparatory Academy 4601 N.

Taller: Paternidad Activa de Adolescentes

Este es la sesion 3 de un taller para padres de adolescentes.

Active Parenting of Teens Workshop

This is the session four of this six-session parenting workshop at St. Anthony on the Desert School, 12990 E. Shea Blvd. in Scottsdale, AZ 85259.

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Mind Your Meds
Aaron's addiction to prescription medicine left him paralyzed, unable to speak and entirely reliant on his parents' care for even the simplest tasks.
In The Spotlight

Surprise Police Chief Michael Frazier

For his leadership and commitment to drug and alcohol prevention, we are proud to recognize Surprise Police Chief Michael Frazier. Chief Frazier has served as president of the Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police for the past year and has brought statewide awareness to the importance and value of prevention. As he turns over the gavel to the new AACOP president, Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor, we remember the “three legged stool” that Chief Frazier describes. When addressing the drug issue, you have a comprehensive approach of three legs: enforcement, treatment, and prevention education. If you take away one, what happens? Thank you Chief Frazier!