NIH’s 2013 Monitoring the Future Survey shows high rates of marijuana use; decreases in abuse of pain relievers and synthetic drugs
Did you know that 57% of Cowlitz County youth ages 12 to 17 years old said obtaining marijuana would be easy?
Come join in the conversation about how to talk to your children about substance use! The presentation will provide parents and other adults with information... Read more about Longview Anti-Drug to Sponsor Town Hall Meeting
Guide on treating teen substance abuse and online education for healthcare providers, parents, and treatment specialist now available
On February 18, the WA House Early Learning & Human Services Committee held ... Read more about Liquor privatization & marijuana legalization: The impact of policy change on youth
Time to Act is a web site from The Partnership at DRUGFREE.ORG, with more great ideas on how to talk with your kids about drug and alcohol use.
This web page is a on-line parent learning tool that will help parents to start talking to their kids about the dangers of drugs and alcohol use. "Start the Talk," is setup like a video game. This tool gives parents the chance to practice talking with a child avatar about underage drinking,... Read more about Start The Talk
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, approximately 85 volunteers invested time to clean up a local park. The idea for this project came from the Kelso Stop Coalition through its AmeriCorps member. AmeriCorps teamed up with other City, businesses and community members.
Read what volunteers... Read more about South Kelso Park Gets a Facelift
One of the strategies Kelso STOP is working on is to prevent youth liquor thefts from stores. Since the dismantling of the state liquor store structure, hard liquor can be purchased at grocery and other private licensed stores. This has provided an opportunity for youth to more easily steal... Read more about Liquor Theft Survey Available
If a person in Washington State is driving drunk or under the influence of marijuana and they get arrested 4 times in 10 years they could be charged with a felony.
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July 9, 2013 -- Youth and Family Link and the Longview Anti-Drug Coalition are sponsoring transportation to the Youth Marijuana Symposium in Federal Way the morning of Wednesday, July 10th. If you want to attend, you need to register yourself (it’s free) with the information attached... Read more about Youth Marijuana Symposium