Day: October 12, 2020

How to Keep Students Drug Free and School-Focused

As people continue to practice safe social distancing, the isolation of remaining at home may drive some to seek escape in dangerous ways, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. Recent research finds that in most states across the United States, drug overdoses are on the rise, and kids are not exempt from this temptation. Last month alone, 60% of students ages 12 and up used some sort of illicit substance, according to research by SAMHSA.

Wherever learning may be taking place, empowering students to proactively choose a healthy lifestyle requires understanding the impacts of drug misuse. 

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