AZ Parents Connect Blog

Workshop Wednesdays - "It's just a little pot, right?"

This is a question we hear all too often.  Some parents like to believe that marijuana is harmless.

Unfortunately research and scientific studies indicate that marijuana has many negative side effect – including being a “gateway” for other drugs and alcohol abuse.


What do other parents think about this controversial substance?  What do the experts say? From learning issues to loss of motivation and interest, join other parents at the Parent Workshop for a discussion on how “a little pot” can affect your child.

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Billboard Contest Winner Announced

Congratulations to 8th grader Chloe Sipes from Buckeye, AZ. Chloe created the winning billboard in the Way out West Coalition's Prevent, Don't Provide contest. The billboard will be displayed in historic downtown Buckeye beginning December the 6th. Great job Chloe! Click here to see her artwork. Read more about Billboard Contest Winner Announced

Workshop Wednesday - Relapse

"Oh no! Not again!"

This Saturday’s session will mark the end of our first series of 12 workshops. This week, the group will discuss Relapse, how to spot it and what to do about it.

According to Merriam -Webster, Relapse is the act or an instance of backsliding, worsening, or subsiding; a recurrence of symptoms of a disease after a period of improvement. Read more about Workshop Wednesday - Relapse


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