Category Archives: In The News

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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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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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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16 May
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International Conference on Drug Prevention, Treatment and Care: Inspiration and Direction July 1-5, 2019

The International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) in collaboration with UNODC is delighted to hold the International Conference on Drug Prevention, Treatment and Care in Vienna, July 1-5, 2019.

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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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05 Feb
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Review of ‘Tell Your Children’ by Alex Berenson

Tell Your Children is a well-written, well-researched, and easy to read book that outlines the relationship between marijuana use, mental illness, and violence. Berenson marshals the evidence and lays out his case in a compelling manner that is largely grounded ...

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30 Jan
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7th Annual Southeastern U.S. Regional Drug Prevention Summit

Drug Free America Foundation (DFAF) is partnering with the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance to host the 7th Annual Southeastern U.S. Regional Drug Prevention Summit, February 18 - 20, 2019.

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14 Dec
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Cannabis abstinence for month aids memory, study says

A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) study finds that one month of abstaining from cannabis use results in measurable improvement in memory functions important for learning among regular cannabis users in adolescence and young adulthood.

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06 Dec
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Annual SAMHSA Survey Finds Marijuana Use Higher in “Legal” States

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health comparison of 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 data, conducted by SAMHSA, marijuana use is higher among those ages 12 and older in states that have legalized recreational use.

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