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Dangerous Teen Vaping Trends

Dangerous Teen Vaping Trends Dangerous teen vaping trends are up and while teens smoke cigarettes at a lower rate than years past, another product that has taken its place. E-cigarette use is on the rise. Mostly due to the ability to flavor tobacco with an array of...

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Is the Current Opioid Epidemic New Though?

Is the Current Opioid Epidemic New Though? It’s hard to turn on the news now-a-days without hearing shocking stories or statistics concerning the Opioid Epidemic. Opioid abuse has had a huge affect in our country. Some may think Opioid abuse is a new thing, but...

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Are Teens Replacing Drugs with Technology

Are Teens Replacing Drugs with Technology? Despite being in the midst of an opioid epidemic, the increase in popularity of deadly synthetic drugs and the almost nationwide legalization of marijuana, something interesting has begun to take place over the course of the...

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BTRU2U.ORG Featured on NBC & CBS

BTRU2U.ORG Featured on CBS Miami & NBC We were fortunate to partner this morning with Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the State Attorney’s Office to hold a press conference about our BTRU2U Prevention Campaign.  BTRU2U is a countywide campaign that aims to...

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How Alcohol Affects Teen Athletes

How Alcohol Affects Teen Athletes Anyone that has played, or trained for, a major sport understands how difficult training for that sport can be. Teens put in countless hours during the school week running, lifting weights, and practicing plays from the playbook with...

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Michael Phelps: A Comeback Story

Michael Phelps: A Comeback Story Michael Phelps, the world’s all-time greatest Olympic swimmer, was on top of the world after he broke Mark Spitz’s record of 7 gold medals at the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing with 8 gold medals of his own. He showed millions of people...

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6 Tips to Help Teens Say “No” to Drugs and Alcohol

6 Tips to Help Teens Say “No” to Drugs and Alcohol Let’s face it, dealing with the peer pressure to drink alcohol or try drugs is not easy. However, if you can stay cool and deliver your position with confidence, you’ll immediately let people know that drugs and...

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Ultra Music Festival Safety Information

BTru2U – Ultra Music Festival Safety Information It’s almost that time of year again where the music will be as lively as ever in South Florida. BTru2U, MADD and the Miami Coalition want to remind you to have fun, but most importantly, please make sure that you...

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The New ‘Ecstasy” and What to Look Out For

The New ‘Ecstasy” and What to Look Out For If you’ve ever heard your teen talk about “Molly”, chances are he or she wasn’t talking about a friend at school. You may have even heard them singing lines from their favorite Hip Hop song glorifying its use. However, there...

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Weed’s Legal! Now What?

Weed is Legal! Now What? With marijuana recently becoming legal in several states across the country, the landscape has changed. What hasn’t changed though is the fact that all substances, including marijuana, or “weed”, are harmful for developing teen brains. So Weed...

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Underage Drinking Trends

Underage Drinking Trends Alcohol and drugs are the leading factors in teenage suicide ALCOHOL ABUSE HAS CONSEQUENCES Underage drinking happens for many reasons. One of the main reasons that some teens decide to start drinking alcohol, or using other drugs, is because...

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