Author Archives: Drug Free America Foundation

12 Nov
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What’s in your medicine cabinet?

Despite the well-documented detrimental effects of opioid abuse, misuse of prescription opioids remains high among adolescents and young adults. While much progress was made in preventing diversion of prescription opioids by shutting-down pill mills, implementing prescription drug monitoring programs, and ...

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19 Sep
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Women and Opioids: The Unseen Impact

Healthline highlights Drug Free America Foundation as a charity working to support women with opioid use disorder in their new web resource.

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17 Sep
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Red Ribbon Week October 23 – 31, 2019

The Red Ribbon Campaign is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation, reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week, October 23rd - 31st each year.

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09 Sep
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Dr. Mohr’s Research Blog: Study Finds Marijuana Use Worsens PTSD Symptoms

A recent study found that marijuana use predicted worsening PTSD symptoms and higher likelihood of suicidal ideation and behavior in a cohort of military personnel considered to be at high risk for PTSD.

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2018 NSDUH Report
20 Aug
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SAMHSA releases latest findings from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health

The NSDUH is a comprehensive household survey of substance use, substance use disorders, mental health, and use of mental health and substance abuse treatment services.

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05 Aug
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Unleashing A Beast: Marijuana is not the Solution

As we collectively attempt to put out the fire of the third and deadliest wave of the opioid epidemic, we should not pour in the fuel of marijuana legalization.

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31 Jul
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Dr. Mohr’s Research Blog: Prenatal Exposure to THC

As marijuana use becomes increasingly normalized in the US, more and more pregnant women are choosing to use marijuana to the detriment of their unborn infants.

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25 Jul
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The Phoenix: Stronger Than Stigma

The Phoenix is an active recovery community offering FREE exercise events to all participants who are 48 hours clean and sober.

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22 Jul
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Italy and Sweden: court decisions on low-THC cannabis products

Italy’s highest court, the Court of Cassation, published a note of information on the legality of selling low-THC cannabis and the Supreme Court of Sweden ruled on a case involving possession of ‘CBD oil’ extracted from industrial hemp.

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27 Mar
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New Study From the UK Confirms Link Between Daily Marijuana Use and Psychosis

New study illustrates the impact of marijuana use on population rates of psychosis; Daily marijuana users three times more likely to have a diagnosis of first episode psychosis; rises to five times more likely with high potency marijuana.

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