DRUG PREVENTION

Ren in Drug prevention
January 29, 2019

Could Celebrities Use Their Influence to Help Address the Drug Problem?

We might not always realize it, but celebrities (with all of their charisma, wealth, public presence, and connections) possess the ability to make real changes in areas that they feel strongly about. Several celebrities already work hard at supporting, funding, even starting campaigns in various humanitarian, environmental, educational, criminal, or political issues that hit home for them.

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Ren in Drug prevention
September 1, 2018

Narcan Nasal Spray: Should it be Approved for Over the Counter Use?

There is perhaps no greater loss than losing a loved one before their time, and perhaps no method more terrible in which to lose a loved one than through an overdose.

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Ren in Drug prevention
May 16, 2018

Bad Health Habits and Substance Abuse

Bad health habits beget more bad habits, just as good habits beget good habits. For as long as we can remember, this logic has made sense to us. It just computes well that fast-food eaters will likely be ones to skip the gym as well. That people who do Yoga will probably eat home-cooked meals.

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Karen in Drug prevention
April 11, 2016

Will a Black Box Warning for Painkillers Improve Oklahoma's Addiction Problems?

In March 2016, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it would add a Black Box Warning to the most widely used prescription painkillers. Will this lower the rate of prescription drug abuse in Oklahoma?

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Karen in Drug prevention
April 5, 2016

How Oklahoma Can Reverse Trends in Pill Abuse & Overdoses

Oklahoma has taken actions to control the distribution of prescription drugs but much more needs to be done to reverse the state’s trend of drug abuse. Narconon provides recommendations that can help.

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Karen in Drug prevention
March 18, 2016

Should Oklahoma Elementary Schools Include Pot in Drug Ed?

Narconon Arrowhead examine whether or not Oklahoma elementary schools should include marijuana in their drug education classes. A look at recent incidents where marijuana products were found in elementary schools would suggest that it’s a good idea.

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Karen in Drug prevention
June 17, 2015

Guide to Safe & Healthy Living

The mission of the National Safety Council (NSC) is to save lives. Through leadership, education, leadership and advocacy, the NSC focuses on preventing injuries and deaths in the workplace, in homes, in communities, and on the roads.

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