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Hoyleton | Drug Take-back Program

DATE: October 22, 2020
 Hoyleton takes part in Drug Take-Back Day on Oct. 24 Data pulled by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that alcohol and other drug use among youth in the U.S. remains a major public health problem. Substance use and abuse can increase the risk for injuries, violence, HIV infection and other diseases. […]

Hoyleton | Substance Abuse Prevention

DATE: July 30, 2020
As one of Hoyleton’s Substance Use Prevention Specialists, is not only our goal to build additional positive adult relationships but also to educate youth on substances; what they are, how they’re used, and the effects they have on a person. While I may be able to impact a student’s initial impression of substance use, one […]

A Parent’s Guide for Talking to Teens About Drugs and Alcohol

DATE: May 2, 2019
Talking to teens about drugs can seem intimidating, but having these conversations can be greatly impactful. Now that they’re older and have a bit more freedom, they’ll likely encounter situations or environments where drug and alcohol use are prevalent. However, parents have more influence over their kids’ choices than they know. Here are a few […]

A Parent’s Guide for Talking to Kids, Aged 11 – 14, About Drugs

DATE: April 25, 2019
As children grow, so does their concern for the approval of their peers. Despite this, parents often have more influence over their children than they realize. A talk with kids about drugs is not necessarily an easy one, but it can be an invaluable conversation to have as they approach the age of curiosity about […]

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