Posted on May 30, 2018
Recent studies show parents who supply alcohol to their adolescent children increase the likelihood of substance use disorder and other harms.
To read the full article from Rivermend Health please click here.
Posted on May 29, 2018
This training session is designed to help owners, managers and supervisors recognize and respond appropriately to employee impairment in the workplace in order to reduce worker accidents and injuries. Participants will be taught procedures to detect impairment regardless of the substance used or physical conditions such as illness, fatigue etc. that might be the cause. This class is designed to fulfill the federal DOT requirements for reasonable suspicion training of supervisors. In addition, participants will learn how to develop and implement policies that address impairment in the workplace and are in compliance with Maine’s Substance Abuse Testing Law.
For more information and training dates please click here.
Posted on May 29, 2018
Category: Alcohol, Marijuana, News and Events, Parent Tips, Prescription Drugs Tags: Cure Stigma, NAMI, national alliance on mental illness, stigma
Posted on May 24, 2018
Read the article from the Greater Good Magazine here
Posted on May 23, 2018
Posted on May 22, 2018
Posted on May 17, 2018
Tip: Prep for the game: eat well, sleep plenty and think positively.
Get at least 8 hours of sleep the night before a game. When you wake up, eat food high in protein and carbohydrates. Remember, water and drinks high in electrolytes will help sustain your energy for the duration of the game. During the time before the game, try to use as little energy as possible and think about the best outcomes regardless of how tough your opponent may be.
Posted on May 16, 2018
Posted on May 14, 2018
Take this 15-question quiz from ParentFurther– a Search Institute resource for families- to examine the ways you address alcohol and tobacco use in your family, including how you talk about it and whether others are positive influences in preventing underage alcohol and tobacco use.
If you have more than one child, think about one of them while you’re taking the quiz. You might then repeat it for your other child or children.
Posted on May 10, 2018
Tip: Set goals for what you want to achieve in school and in your sport.
Make an action plan for how you will accomplish your goals. Keep meals healthy, drink enough water and electrolytes, get enough sleep at night and stay away from drugs and alcohol. Constantly keep goals in sight as part of your successful finish line.
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