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The Fentanyl Crisis

August 11, 2023

Fentanyl overdose numbers continue to rise sharply as the illicit drug floods communities. Often distributed as bright-colored pills (appearing like candy), they are marketed toward kids and teens. Here’s what you need to know.

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Teen Drug and Alcohol Prevention

The sun began to set on our junior year as the last bell of the school year rang. We were now seniors, seemingly all grown up in our immature minds. We raced to our cars, trying to see who could get to the bonfire the

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Teen Vaping

Vaping has left thousands of teens in a sea of dependence. Entranced by high levels of nicotine and a variety of flavors, teens become one inhalation deeper into addiction. Though electronic cigarettes are marketed as “safer” and “less addictive,” teens are experiencing the sobering effects of modern-day smoking.

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JSY Blog

The Fentanyl Crisis

Fentanyl overdose numbers continue to rise sharply as the illicit drug floods communities. Often distributed as bright-colored pills (appearing like candy), they are marketed toward kids and teens. Here’s what you need to know.

Read More

Hot Topic: Cyberbullying

For some, the word bullying brings a mental picture of fighting on a playground or shoving matches in the hallway. Unfortunately, bullying can no longer be so narrowly defined. According to research, 59% of U.S. teens have been bullied or harassed online. In this NEW Motivational Moment video, YES Wellness Education Speaker Ramsey Pruitt helps to define what cyberbullying is, and discusses ways students can protect themselves and their mental health from negative and toxic comments received online.