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Above the Influence

Website
This is the official website of Above the Influence. This site and many of the Above the Influence ads that you see were originally created as a part of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, a program of the Office of National Drug Control Policy....
TAGS: Youth, Parents

Addiction

Glossary
A chronic, relapsing disease characterized by compulsive drug-seeking and use despite negative consequences and by long-lasting changes in the brain. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), no longer uses the...
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Special Populations, Young Women, Military, College, Legislation, State of California, Holiday DUI Enforcement

Alcohol Energy Drinks: A Dangerous Mix

Presentation
Daniel Hicks, Manager, Alcohol and Drug Programs, Prevention Services; Tom O'Connor, Ventura County Behavioral Health, Alcohol and Drug Programs
December 2007
TAGS: Youth, Parents

Alcohol Outlet Density

Glossary
Alcohol Outlet Density research has shown that neighborhoods where bars, restaurants, liquor and other stores that sell alcohol are close together, suffer more frequent incidences of violence and other alcohol–related problems.
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Holiday DUI Enforcement

Alcoholic Beverage

Glossary
Alcoholic Beverage is a drink containing ethanol (commonly called alcohol). Alcoholic beverages are divided into three general classes: beers, wines and spirits. Alcohol is a psychoactive drug that has a depressant effect. A high blood alcohol content is...
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Special Populations, Young Women, Military, College, Legislation, State of California, Holiday DUI Enforcement

Alcoholic Beverage Establishment (ABE) Use Permit Ordinance

Glossary
Alcoholic Beverage Establishment (ABE) Use Permit Ordinance addresses concerns residents have regarding alcohol sales in the city of Ventura by giving the city local control to assist with public health and safety issues. The regulations and standards of...
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Special Populations, Young Women, Military, College, Legislation, State of California, Holiday DUI Enforcement

Alcoholic Energy Drinks and Youth Alcohol Problems: An Overview

Presentation
James F. Mosher, JD., Alcohol Policy Consultations
October 12, 2010
ADP Training Conference 2010
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents

American Medical Association (AMA) - Prescription Drug Misuse, Overdose & Death

Website
A comprehensive public health approach is needed to address prescription opioid-related harm and the growing heroin epidemic.
TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Special Populations, Young Women, Military, College, Legislation, State of California, Holiday DUI Enforcement

Avoid the 14: Advances in Countywide DUI Enforcement

Presentation
Commander Martin Meyer, Oxnard Police Department
November 5, 2009
DUI Prevention Summit
TAGS: Retailers

Bath Salts - Trend Report

Publication
Ventura County Behavioral Health
2013
Potent and addictive synthetic drugs with effects similar to methamphetamines and ecstasy.
TAGS: Youth, Parents
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