December 16, 2017


OTC and Prescription Drugs Are Not Safe


Lessons Learned from the Opioid Epidemic: New Challenges and New Opportunities

Posted on Sep 18th, 2017

Author: Mark Gold, MD The current storyline describing the national opioid epidemic is wrought with sensationalized, media-driven hyperbole and a scarcity of facts. We have described in great…

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Should Parents Lie About Smoking Pot?

Posted on Jul 7th, 2017

"Hey, Mom. Have you ever smoked weed?" The only question perhaps trickier than this would include either algebra or an unwanted marriage proposal. I kind of thought I didn't have to worry…

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Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado – The Impact

Posted on Mar 21st, 2017

The 4th major report on the legalization impact of marijuana on Colorado.   Click here to view or download the report (PDF).   "Alcohol has been the number one substance involved in…

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4 Things You and Your Teen May Not Know About Marijuana — But Should

Posted on Mar 13th, 2017

Massachusetts is now among eight U.S. states to legalize marijuana for adult (21+) recreational use, a decision that’s created a relaxed stance on use of the drug and left many parents worried. The…

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Parent Alert – Fentanyl Abuse

Posted on Jun 5th, 2016

Since 2014, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has encountered a dangerous trend – the convergence of the growing synthetic drug threat with the epidemic of opioid abuse currently affecting…

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For Safety’s Sake, Parents Urged to Pay Attention to Kids’ Online Activities

Posted on Sep 18th, 2014

From Fox 31 Denver. DENVER — After a Longmont man was arrested for allegedly kidnapping a 14-year-old girl from Connecticut and then bringing her all the way back to Colorado with him, your…

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A Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety

Posted on Aug 27th, 2014

From Dear Parent: Our children are our nation’s most valuable asset. They represent the bright future of our country and hold our hopes for a better nation. Our children are…

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Kid-friendly Apps That Bring Internet Safety to Android

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2014

From Whether you are the kind of parent who hands over your smartphone in the grocery store so your kid can watch Netflix while you shop or you’ve already given Junior his first…

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Legal Marijuana For Parents, but Not Their Kids

Posted on Aug 18th, 2014

From The New York Times. When the antidrug educator Tim Ryan talks to students, he often asks them what they know about marijuana. “It’s a plant,” is a common response. But more recently,…

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Cranford Police Department to Present Social Media/Internet Safety Program for Parents

Posted on Aug 16th, 2014

From CRANFORD, NJ — On Sept. 18, the Cranford Police Department will be presenting a social media and Internet safety program for parents. The 90-minute program will begin at 7 p.m.…

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