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Police are investigating after seven men suffered from opiate overdoses in less than 24 hours in Pasadena, including three who died, authorities said. “This is kind of a big blip on our radar all of a sudden,” Pasadena Police said. #opioidcrisis #fentanyl
ICYMI: Last week Chicago lawmakers voted to end the sale of flavored e-cigs. This is a positive step but we must work to remove all flavored tobacco products from the market to stop tobacco companies from targeting kids. https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-chicago-city-council-vaping-products-ban-20200909-iu4snfx36fdujjuqmuci53txrq-story.html
The drop in youth e-cigarette use is good news, but rates remain unacceptably high at nearly 20% of high schoolers – and kids have shifted to menthol and disposable products left on the market under Administration policy.
Despite great progress in the past year, including flavored e-cig bans in 5 states, youth use rates remain alarmingly high. As evidence of vaping’s impact on COVID-19 mounts, we must redouble our efforts to keep kids safe.
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The mission of the HCSAC is to collaborate with law enforcement, local governments, service and community organizations, youths, health care professionals, schools, parents, and individuals to take actions which will reduce substance abuse and related social problems among youths and adults.
Our focus is to help coordinate community efforts and provide education and prevention services to the youth and adults of Hood County.
The HCSAC is a coalition of community volunteers dedicated to the prevention of youth and adult substance abuse and supporting treatment services for those who need it. It does not provide direct services to clients.
We work to confront youth substance use by educating our community, mobilizing resources, developing collaborations & advocating for sound public policy.
If we can change people’s knowledge about drugs and alcohol, change their skills in resisting the pressure, and their attitude toward substance use, we can change their behaviors and create a healthier community. That’s what HCSAC is all about!
The Hood County Substance Abuse Council works to create a healthier community by educating about drugs, alcohol, and substance abuse.
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Granbury, TX 76049