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Discussing Drinking

Discussing Drinking
A Back-to-School Conversation You Need to Have
As college students arrive on campus this fall, it's a time of new experiences, new friendships and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it can also be a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath-vandalism, violence, sexual aggression and even death. Fall semester is a good time to sit down with your child to have a frank discussion about drinking.

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Drugs are a Drag
Help Your Child Avoid Drugs of Abuse
Kids heading back to school need to keep healthy if they're going to do well in the classroom and on the playing field. That means sleeping well, eating right, getting exercise and avoiding drugs of abuse.

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