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  • 20 Kids are Hospitalized During a Concert for a very Preventable Reason

    Posted 8/6/2014 by Angelo M. Valente

    It’s been quite a summer in our great state of New Jersey and we at the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey certainly hope that you and your families are taking full advantage of the beautiful weather. But while you are taking in the sun, be sure to also take notice of what is going on with your children.

  • Teachers and their role in keeping your kids drug-free

    Posted 2/26/2014 by Angelo M. Valente

    Yesterday, I had the privilege of speaking at the New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance NJAHPERD conference about substance abuse and kids. The audience was mainly made up of physical education teachers who deal with students on a daily basis.

  • Justin Bieber and your kids

    Posted 1/29/2014 by Angelo M. Valente

    In case you missed it, Justin Bieber is in hot water. Speculations about the singer’s troubles have been reported ad nauseum in the past few weeks.

  • Checking in with your College Student

    Posted 12/11/2013 by Angelo M. Valente

    The holiday season is upon us and thanks to the recent weather events, we may be treated to a white Christmas, just like the ones we used to know Thanks, Bing! . With the happiness that is associated with this time of year, is the joy of having your college-aged child home for the holidays.

  • Why do Kids do Drugs?

    Posted 7/10/2013 by Angelo M. Valente

    It seems that no matter how many substance abuse prevention messages are put out every year and how much information is found through cutting edge research, there is still a significant percentage of the population abusing drugs and alcohol. Even more worrisome, a good amount of them are kids.

  • Just Say No to Juicy Couture

    Posted 6/19/2013 by Angelo M. Valente

    By their own admission on the company website, Juicy Couture is a fashion brand that aims to “deliver an element of surprise in all its designs”. If that was the mission, then consider it accomplished because I was certainly surprised to see this Juicy Couture shirt while out shopping with my tween and teenaged daughters.

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