Drug Ed for Parents: It's About Relationships
Posted by Cindy Andrew on Thursday, November 20, 2014.
Parenting is a lot like being on a road trip. It can be fun to experience new places with our growing child, but it can also be challenging. It doesn’t help that we live in a society that emphasizes the hazards and highlights stories of youth in serious trouble. News flash – young people in BC today are doing pretty well. As parents (or those who support them), we want to do our best to help our kids thrive in today’s world. That includes helping them learn about substance use. Read more
Does Impaired Driving Reflect Impaired Learning?
Posted by Nicole Bodner on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.
If you’ve ever driven when really tired, or been in a car with a driver who’s really tired, you know what “impaired driving” feels or looks like. (For those who don’t: in a nutshell, it’s kind of scary.) Chances are, though, you don’t think of being tired as something bad. Instead, you know that being tired means you should be in bed, recuperating by sleeping for a while. Drug-impaired driving is much the same thing. It’s less about whether a drug is good or bad, and more about where you are when you’re feeling a drug’s full effects. Read more