While communities are faced with a number of substance abuse issues, underage drinking continues to be among the most pervasive ones, with nearly 11 million underage drinkers today. That’s why April is designated […] read more
Sun Street Centers and S.T.E.P.S. (Safe Teens Empowerment Project in Salinas and Seaside) are proud to announce the launch of their new website. S.T.E.P.S. now have a valuable tool to reach not only […] read more
A startling 97 percent of individuals who misused OxyContin said that they got the drug from a friend or relative with a prescription for the opiate painkiller, HealthDay News reported Feb. 18.
Researchers […] read more
By Michelle Trudeau
For teenagers, the effects of a drunken night out may linger long after the hangover wears off. A recent study led by neuroscientist Susan Tapert of the University of California, […] read more
By SARAH KERSHAW
WASHINGTON — His son had been dead from an overdose only three months when A. Thomas McLellan, among the nation’s leading researchers on addiction, got a call from the office […] read more
Central Coast News KCBA FOX35
SALINAS, Calif. – A group of Salinas teens are helping create new laws and getting recognition for their hard work.
The Safe Teens Empowerment Project aims to stop […] read more
By Anna Foglia
In response to Maria De La Garma’s June 20 community column regarding lowering the drinking age, I strongly disagree and offer compelling support for my opinion.
A young person’s brain […] read more
Today the California Assembly’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Select Committee holds a special hearing at the Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center. One of the ideas Select Committee Members will discuss is […] read more
NEW CASA* REPORT FINDS FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS SPEND ALMOST HALF A TRILLION DOLLARS A YEAR ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND ADDICTION
OF EVERY FEDERAL AND STATE DOLLAR SPENT, 96 CENTS GOES TO […] read more
TMD has announced the recently launched Sun Street Centers web site at www.sunstreetcenters.org, was selected as winner of the 2009 Summit International Creative Awards competition.
This year the SIA awards were judged by […] read more