With the drug epidemic gripping our nation, the focus on its causes has never been sharper. Prescription drugs and how they are prescribed has become a hot topic, particularly questions like why do doctors prescribe potentially addictive drugs to their patients? Previously, we covered 10 of the … [Read more...] about Why Do Doctors Prescribe Potentially Addictive Drugs?
High-proof alcohol is a hot topic of discussion. Our neighboring state, Virginia, has passed a new bill called HB 1842. According to Becca Mitchelle, reporting for WTKR, the new bill that is now law legalizes the sale of 151-proof liquor within the state of Virginia. Previously, the … [Read more...] about HB 1842 Amends Virginia’s Alcohol Laws
Do you know what a gateway drug is? The definition just might surprise you. We covered it when discussing the real gateway drug, alcohol. To summarize, a gateway drug is one that leads to the use of harder and addictive drugs. It doesn’t have to be addictive itself. A gateway drug can quite … [Read more...] about Is Medical Marijuana a Gateway Drug?
We recently discussed the alarming trend of depression and suicide amongst elementary aged students. Perhaps one of the most powerful actions a parent can take to counter the trend in their child is to build, boost, and maintain their child’s self-esteem. But how? How do you enhance self-esteem … [Read more...] about 5 Things a Parent Can Do To Boost an Elementary Student’s Self-Esteem