Tag: Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP)

Gravel is new drug causing deterioration in tissue

Gravel is new drug causing deterioration in tissue

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s a new year, and there’s a new drug – gravel.

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ASIST provides intervention for potential suicides

ASIST provides intervention for potential suicides

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, or ASIST, is for everyone 16 or older – regardless of prior experience – who wants to be able to provide suicide first aid.

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December is 3D month

December is 3D month

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, a time when communities join a national coalition to conduct public awareness and enforcement campaigns to prevent impaired driving.

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Substance abuse as seen from my foxhole

Substance abuse as seen from my foxhole

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Soldiers are not immune to the substance use problems prevalent in our society.

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Holiday training like ‘.08 for 808 State’ come in handy

Holiday training like ‘.08 for 808 State’ come in handy

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

During this holiday season, no one should be a bystander, but instead all should “Take A Stand!” particularly against substance abuse.

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U.S. Army, Hawaii launches ‘Don’t be a BySTANDer — Take a STAND!’ campaign

U.S. Army, Hawaii launches ‘Don’t be a BySTANDer — Take a STAND!’ campaign

| November 15, 2014 | 4 Comments

The holiday season is a time for family, celebration and good cheer, but the holidays are often marked by an increase in the 4 S’s: substance abuse, sexual assaults, suicide and safety violations.

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Teen warning signs can be real

Teen warning signs can be real

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Teen suicide is a very pertinent issue today in the United States. While “suicide” sounds very scary, it is 100 percent preventable given that each one of us contributes to the wellness and resiliency of our teens.

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Recovery advocates want all to speak up, reach out

Recovery advocates want all to speak up, reach out

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do you know someone whose alcohol or drug use is affecting their work, health or relationships?

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‘Take-Back’ day for unused drug disposal is Sept. 27

‘Take-Back’ day for unused drug disposal is Sept. 27

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nearly one out of 20 Soldiers misuse painkillers, says the website Army Thin Line.

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April 26 is Nat. Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

April 26 is Nat. Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

| April 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

TRICARE beneficiaries have a safe and easy way to dispose of expired prescription drugs. The Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA’s) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is April 26.

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