Monitoring the Future is an annual survey of 8th, 10th and 12th graders. Conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, this study was developed under a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a part of the National Institutes of Health. From its inception in 1975, the survey has measured drug, alcohol and cigarette use in 12th...
Alcohol energy drinks are premixed beverages containing not only alcohol but caffeine and other stimulants. Marketed to teens, often through social media, college campuses and grassroots efforts using youth-oriented slogans, these drinks have a very high alcohol content, some as high as 12% as compared to 5% for a typical can of beer. According to NCADD, a major concern is that mixing energy drinks with alcohol can lead to “wide-awake drunkenness,” where...
On Saturday, October 22nd, you can make your community safer by participating in a Take-Back Day event in your area. Nearly 130 people in the U.S. die every day from a drug overdose, and most of those involve prescription opioids or heroin.
On Monday, 10/17, the Coalition hosted a town hall meeting to discuss underage drinking, vaping and drug trends.
Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) today joined Governor Andrew M. Cuomo as he signed legislation to combat the heroin and opioid crisis in New York State.
The SAFE HOMES Program is a successful national program that exists in more than 40 states.