Vaping (E-cigs) are the most common tobacco product used by our kids. They are NOT a safe alternative to cigarette smoking. 24% of 8th graders and 40% of high schoolers report vaping during their lifetime.
(Source: 2019 Monitoring the Future survey)
Anxiety: Nearly 1 in 3 adolescents (ages 13-18) will experience an anxiety disorder – a 20% increase in five years. (National Institute of Health) A national state of emergency for child and adolescent mental health has been declared.
Fentanyl “Rainbow fentanyl—fentanyl pills and powder that come in a variety of bright colors, shapes, and sizes—is a deliberate effort by drug traffickers to drive addiction amongst kids and young adults,” according to DEA Administrator Anne Milgram.
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You are doing great work! As coalition members ourselves, we understand the importance of utilizing DFC funds effectively.
Nobody spends more time with our children outside of the home than you. You are on the front line and are often held responsible for the care of our children.
New apps, new games, new online challenges. Ever feel like it’s impossible to keep up? No worries. We can help.
Whether your congregation has 50, 500 or 5,000+ members, you have families attending week after week who are struggling like never before with painful issues.
Vaping remains a huge problem for teens both at school and at home - not just with nicotine vapes, but also for THC and marijuana products. Join Dr. Aaron Weiner, President of the Society of Addiction Psychology, for an exploration of vaping, including flavor restrictions, federal regulations, and THC products sold at gas stations. Most importantly, learn what you as parents can do to keep your teens healthy and safe.
I have been a follower of Operation Parent for a while now and I have told so many people about your organization including my Step Up drug prevention coalition here in Anderson Twp, Ohio. I share your website on my communications and have put it on my list for my Tech person to be shared on my website. I would love to partner with you in any capacity and appreciate your work.
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