An #AlcoholAwarenessMonth fact: nearly every organ system of our body is affected by alcohol. But diseases caused by alcohol misuse can be prevented by reducing—or, even better—stopping drinking. Learn more https://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/SpecialFeatures/interactiveBody.aspx?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=apr-2021
A new study finds young people who first try marijuana or misuse prescription drugs when they are teens are more likely to develop a #substanceusedisorder than those who wait until they are young adults before their first substance use or misuse.
Illegal drug sales on the dark web are common, hard to detect & are fueling America's opioid epidemic, a U of Texas study reveals. Opioids include prescription painkillers (such as oxycodone) and illegal drugs (such as heroin and fentanyl). #opioidcrisis
“Put simply, "marijuana” or “cannabis” doesn’t adequately describe these products. This has become a THC market. Eight years since voting to regulate marijuana, Colorado faces numerous concerning measures of use by high schoolers. These include rising... https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/kids-are-collateral-damage-in-the-state-of-high
Jasmine’s story: Stigma can be the hardest hurdle for those overcoming addiction. Of all the hurdles people dealing with and recovering from addiction have to face, the most difficult is the stigma. #hoodcosac
The Hood County Substance Abuse Council works to create a healthier community by educating about drugs, alcohol, and substance abuse.
1807 E. Hwy 377
Granbury, TX 76049