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Opioid abuse in Ventura County - We can do better

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Ventura County Star
May 5, 2017
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Special Populations, Young Women, Military, College, Legislation, State of California

The opioid epidemic or the pain of too many painkillers

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Ventura County Star
April 26, 2017
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Special Populations, Young Women, Military, College, Legislation

Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of Ventura County

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Ventura County Behavioral Health
April 11, 2017
Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of Ventura County Supporting Safe and Secure Prescription Drug Disposal 2017 “Every Day is Take-Back Day” on April 11, 2017
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Special Populations, Young Women, Military, College, Legislation, State of California, Holiday DUI Enforcement

New Local Resource for Youth in Crisis

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March 2017
From Mental Health Crisis to Stabilization Kids and teens having mental health emergencies in Ventura County have a newly-opened resource: the Crisis Stabilization Unit. If your teen or child is having a mental health crisis, call the Ventura County...
TAGS: Youth, Parents

OxyContin goes global. We’re only just getting started

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Los Angeles Times
December 18, 2016
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Special Populations, Young Women, Military, College, Legislation, State of California, Holiday DUI Enforcement

Teen substance use shows promising decline

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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
December 13, 2016
TAGS: Youth, Parents

Surgeon General Reports Youth and Young Adult E-Cigarette Use Poses a Public Health Threat

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U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
December 8, 2016
TAGS: Youth, Parents

Heroin tightens deadly grip on county

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Ventura County Star
November 28, 2016
TAGS: Youth, Parents

U.S. surgeon general issues 'a new call to action' on addiction

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Los Angeles Times
November 17, 2016
TAGS: Youth, Parents, Young Women, College, State of California

Multiple agencies join drug drop-off effort

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Ventura County Star
October 14, 2016
TAGS: Youth, Parents
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