The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids writes, “With graduation parties and Memorial Day BBQs taking place this weekend, it’s an important time to talk with your kids about alcohol. Learn more about underage drinking and what you should know here“
WGME writes, “The Maine Department of Health and Human Services says suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people in Maine. One out of every five teenagers is suffering from mental illness or depression, and 16-year-old Julia Hansen wants to help her peers who are struggling. Julia wanted to do something to bring happiness to people’s lives and raise awareness about mental illness. She recently started The Yellow Tulip Project.”
This short-film documentary from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids will explore the incredible stress and pressure that teens face today, and the sometimes unhealthy ways they cope with that stress.
Youth, Law Enforcement and New Gloucester businesses participated in Project Sticker Shock yesterday. Thank you to everyone that made yesterday a success! Shown below: Gray-New Gloucester High School students, Sgt. Marc Marion, School Recource Officer Patrick Ferriter and New Gloucester Village Store Owner Sam Coggeshall
Driving impairment significantly increases when alcohol is combined with marijuana use. Read more about drugged driving on the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) website.