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Our newest pamphlet, “Flavored Infused Alcohol-Invitation to Binge” informs readers why these types of beverages exist, how they can lead to dangerous consequences, and what can be done to prevent binge drinking. While the articles in today’s news are focused on female binge drinking, we know that this is not a gender specific topic. This new pamphlet seeks to educate all ages, races, and gendersRead More
Thursday, March 15, 2012 9:27:12 AM America/Chicago
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Synthetic Drug Video Exposes Dangerous Consequences Synthetic drug (designer drug) use is on the rise across this country. Many people assume that because these substance are in some cases legal to purchase that there is no harm in using them, however the effects of the drugs are unpredictable and in many cases deadly. "Synthetic Drugs - Chemistry's Dark Side" is a new video aimed at educating people on the consequences of using these dangerous drugs.
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Thursday, March 1, 2012 5:38:52 AM America/Chicago
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Prevention and Treatment Resource Press announces the release of their latest tool in the fight against the deadly use of synthetic drugs. In Focus: A Parent's Guide - Synthetic Drugs is a publication to assist parents in protecting their children from the dangerous consequences of experimenting with synthetic drugs.
All across the country, unethical businesses and chemists are creating and distributing these dangerous, and in many cases legal, substances. By making slight changes to the chemical structure of already illegal drugs, new compoundsRead More
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 11:09:39 AM America/Chicago
Announcing the addition of eight new Red Ribbon Week promotional items to enliven your celebrations this year. For complete information and to see the new product offerings visit www.PTRpress.com/substance-abuse/rrw/rrw-promo.html or call 877-329-0570 and speak with a customer service representative.
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Friday, June 3, 2011 7:59:40 AM America/Chicago
We're Here to Help with June Budget Deadlines
June is upon us and that means one thing: budget year end. Prevention and Treatment Resource Press is here to assist you in meeting your year-end obligations and stocking up on the prevention materials you and your community rely on. Here's how
Thursday, June 2, 2011 1:50:05 PM America/Chicago
The use of "Legal Highs," a category of designer drugs, are sweeping across this country. Designed to work like traditional drugs, legal highs fly under existing drug laws because they are analogues of other illicit substances. Law enforcement is trying to keep up, but the people who sell and manufacture these compounds usually stay one step ahead. These drugs are sold as something they are not, like bath salts, incense or plant food.
Young people across the country are placing themselves in potential mortal danger by using these substances. They are widely available at gasRead More
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 5:41:45 PM America/Chicago
Prevention and Treatment Resource Press is proud to announce the release of three new product lines dedicated to raising the awareness of bullying and providing young people with the tools they need to combat it.
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Monday, December 20, 2010 11:43:43 AM America/Chicago
"Herbal incense" mixtures sold in head shops, convenience stores and gas stations throughout the country by brand names such as spice, mojo, k2, etc., have been making the news with regularity but the news is somewhat confusing. The DEA has recently given notice of its intention to criminalize the research chemicals that give the fake marijuana its potency, saying the chemicals may be put on the same list as heroin, marijuana and methamphetamine as early as Christmas. At the same time, the drugs are top sellers in smoke shops throughout the country. Those same shops are pricing theRead More
Thursday, December 2, 2010 10:43:12 AM America/Chicago
If the term "designer drugs" reminds you of the 1980s, time to look around. That's exactly what Spice, Ivory Wave and all the other cocaine and marijuana analogues are: drugs, designed in a lab to mimic the effects of illegal substances and escape detection while barely circumventing the laws meant to halt their use.
In the drug war, these widely available substances are the guerilla insurgents. They pop up all over, at once, in various forms and wreak havoc before disappearing, changing shape and reappearing. The news is rife with mentions of synthetic cocaine and marijuana.Read More