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Friday

04

February 2011

Prescription drug abuse - Arizona teens get high with legal drugs

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, Arizona, drugs, legal, substance, teen, teens

Millions of people live longer healthier lives because of prescription drugs. However, not taking medications as directed or using another one's medications can be devastating or even deadly. Prescription drug abuse can be just as dangerous and addictive as taking illegal street drugs. Unfortunately, more and more teenagers from Arizona tend to prescription drug abuse. Prescription drugs are the most commonly abused drugs only second to Marijuana. -…

Wednesday

27

January 2010

Self Defense

by At-Risk.org Staff, on actions, armed, attack, attacker, defend, defense, defense mechanism, effect, harm, legal, personal, protect, risk, self defense, situations, technique

There are situations where one needs to protect him or herself from getting physically harmed. These include when the presence, intentions and actions of another person or other persons put you in danger of having your body harmed or your property or even another person for whom you take responsibility. This protection is called self defense. In the law, there is a provision for self defense since the authorities charged…