Weed May Mess With Your Medicines, Causing Harm

Weed May Mess With Your Medicines, Causing Harm

Many people turn to marijuana or cannabidiol to ease their achy joints and help them sleep, but a new study suggests that could wreak havoc with any other medications they’re taking. Why? Because the body uses the same set of enzymes to process them all, scientists report. The chemicals in marijuana — THC, cannabidiol (CBD), cannabinol (CBN)…

Free Life Skills Classes

Free Life Skills Classes

FREE and back by popular demand!!! Life Skills Training for Grades 6-9 (or slightly younger or older) FREE 8 online sessions Tuesdays from February 8 – March 29 HC DrugFree is providing another series of FUN and interactive skills-based classes designed to promote positive health and personal development. This curriculum was designed for students in…

Guiding Good Choices – Free Classes for Parents & Guardians

Guiding Good Choices – Free Classes for Parents & Guardians

Raising preteens and teens is tough. Wouldn’t it be great if adults could take a class that taught us how to help our kids avoid risky behaviors, all while learning how to say NO to drugs and alcohol? There is! HC DrugFree is pleased to present this popular parenting class for Howard County parents, guardians,…

There’s Still A Lot More I Need to Learn

I thought the Safe Driving program HC DrugFree presented to teens and parents in December was very informative because it felt like a natural next step from everything we already discussed in HC DrugFree’s Life Skills Classes to the Middle Schoolers. It’s funny, actually, I learned that there’s still a lot more I need to…

Drugs Have Been a Problem in Family for 32% of Americans

Drugs Have Been a Problem in Family for 32% of Americans

STORY HIGHLIGHTS 32% of Americans say that drugs have been a problem in their family Reports of family drug problems have increased across all demographic groups 31% describe local drug problem as extremely or very serious WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nearly one in three Americans (32%) say that drug use has been a cause of trouble…