NEWS + EVENTS

Law Enforcement Sees More High-Potency Marijuana, Called “Shatter”

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents in are seeing an increasing amount of a type of high-potency marijuana known as “shatter”. Some forms of shatter have as much as 90 percent THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. That is about five times the potency of unrefined smoked marijuana. It is more powerful than standard hash oil. Shatter is a thin, hard layer that is similar to glass. It can shatter if dropped.

To read more about this, click here to visit the article on the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Life of a Student Athlete: Tip of the Week

Tip of the week: To help maintain energy and keep athletic performance high, avoid exercising on an empty stomach

Complex carbohydrates and proteins provide your body with the nutrition needed to finish a practice, game or race.  You are more likely to perform poorly or feel tired when you do not have enough calories or water. Monitor calorie intake to help with muscle growth and body repair.

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March 2016 Tip of the Month

The quotes included in this months tip were given directly from middle school and high school students from our service area.

Tip of the Month March 2016

Connection between mental health and drug use

Learn more about the connection between drug addiction and mental health issues by visiting the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) website here