Strategies and Tips

Facts About LSD

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What are hallucinogens? Hallucinogens, or psychedelics, are drugs that affect a person’s perception, sensations, thinking, self-awareness, and emotions. Hallucinogens include such drugs as LSD, mescaline, psilocybin, and DMT. Some hallucinogens come from natural sources, such as mescaline from the peyote cactus. Others, such as LSD, are synthetic or manufactured. PCP is sometimes considered an hallucinogen..

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Facts About Cocaine

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Snow, Flake, Blow, Crystal, Nose Candy, Rock, or Freebase, Cocaine has many names they change according to what’s in vogue. One thing that doesn’t change is the devastation caused by cocaine abuse. WHAT IS COCAINE? Cocaine is a drug extracted from the leaves of the coca plant (Erythroxlon coca) which grows in South America. In..

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Facts About Marijuana

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Cannabis sativa, more commonly known as “pot,” “grass” or Marijuana,” is a very common drug which is the starting point for many substance abusers. For many years there has been a lot ofmisinformation about marijuana, but recent studies have proven that is dangerous as well as addicting. What is Marijuana? Marijuana is a plant which is..

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Notable Treatment Centers & Link

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The Betty Ford Center – www.bettyfordcenter.org Hazelden – www.hazelden.org Visions Adolescent Treatment Program Malibu, CA, 866-889-3665 www.visionsteen.com Harmony Place – Malibu, CA 888-866-9778 www.harmonyplace.net The Canyon – Malibu, CA – 888-922-6966 www.thecyn.com Caron Foundation – Wernersville, PA 610-678-2332 www.caron.org Milestone Treatment Program – Calabasas, CA 818-879-9873 http://www.milestonesranchmalibu.com/ Lake Chelan Community Hospital Chelan, WA, 509-682-3300 Renaissance Institute –..

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Helpful Hints for Teachers Who Care

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Documentation Write notes about numbers of tardies, absences, lost school work, inability to remember, obnoxious or belligerent attitude, change in dress or hair care, spaciness, tiredness, bronchial cough, runny eyes, stomach problems, etc. Check the names of other teachers of same student and ask them to document also. Counseling It is not your job to..

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Tell Tale Signs of a Pot-Smoking Youngster

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Pot use is difficult to detect. But since virtually all poly-drug use (the use of several drugs at the same time) starts with chronic pot use, parents should be aware of the following signs of the marijuana-using youngster. However, experts point out kids may have only some symptoms, and some pot-using kids have none.  ..

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Memorandum From Your Child

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Don’t spoil me. I know quite well that I ought not to have all I ask for. I’m only testing you. Don’t be afraid to be firm with me. I prefer it. It lets me know where I stand. Don’t use force with me. It teaches me that power is all that counts. I will..

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Useful Statistics

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Did You Know…? The illegal drug industry ranks in size with Mobil Oil as our second largest business — only Exxon is larger. Cocaine is now the leading cash flow drug a 26-32 billion a year. The U.S. Spends almost as much money on marijuana — 18-26 billion a year — as its spends on..

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