Alcohol and Youth: What’s the big deal?

By Julia Geigle, MSW, LICSW  YSB Chemical Health Specialist & Program Director Underage substance use, whether it be marijuana, alcohol, or another drug can be a barrier to children leading healthy and fulfilled lives and transitionally successfully into...

“Talk, They Hear You”

From: Gina Johnson, B.A., YSB Chemical Health Prevention Specialist – District 833 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a Federal agency that leads public health efforts. “Talk, They Hear You” is a campaign to educate parents...

Combating the ‘Need’ for Caffeine

By: Gina Johnson, B.S. YSB Chemical Health Prevention Specialist “I need to have caffeine in my life.” Have you ever thought something like this to yourself or out loud? Well, you are not alone.  Caffeine has become “the socially acceptable mind-alerting drug.”...