At-Risk

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drugs

Tuesday

26

January 2010

Prom- Health and Safety tips

by At-Risk.org Staff, on alcohol, alcohol drugs, avoid, comfortable, dress, drugs, hair, hair products, health, high heels, prom, prom health safety, prom night, safety, safety tips, skin burns, teen

Prom is that special day every teen waits for at the end of high school. It tops the list of special days and events for any high school teen and is one of the most important days for anyone’s life. A lot of thought and preparation goes into this day for many teens. So in order to ensure that it ends up a special day, it is important to…

Monday

18

January 2010

Harmful effects of common drugs

by At-Risk.org Staff, on addiction, alcohol abuse, blood pressure, cancer, depressants, drugs, ecstasy, effects, heart, heartbeat, liver, lung, marijuana, problems, risk, stimulants, stomach, teens, tobacco smoke

Some of the common drugs that teens are involved in are alcohol, marijuana, heroine, cocaine, crack, amphetamines, methamphetamines, ecstasy, PCP, mushrooms, steroid, tobacco, Lysergic Acid Diethyl amide or LSD, Ritalin, and designer drugs. There are other drugs you should look at through this link. All teens and parents should know the facts – these drugs have side effects, even when taken in small quantities. Although different drugs have different effects on…

Friday

16

May 2008

Escalation from innocent to deadly

by At-Risk.org Staff, on drugs, marijuana, teen issues, teenagers and drugs, troubled teenager

The use of marijuana by hippies is popularly known fact, it has been depicted in many Hollywood movies. It is also a highly effective way of making marijuana look innocent and benign to the eyes of teenagers. But let us also remember that cannabis is a very addicting drug that is believed to be a gateway drug to more potent and more dangerous drugs. Even the hippies themselves moved on…

Thursday

15

May 2008

Hippies and drugs

by At-Risk.org Staff, on drugs, hippies, marijuana, teen issues, teenagers and drugs, troubled teenagers

Hippies are a major part of modern American history and culture. They played, and are probably still playing, a big role in the arts, music, fashion and the overall contemporary culture. Since the 1960's hippies have existed as a counterculture of the mainstream population, but that doesn't mean that they are not widely accepted in the normal society. One of the most popular traditions of being a hippie is the…