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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration:
The Croton Community Coalition is committed to having a positive impact on the health, well-being and future of our Croton teens. A little over a year ago we notified you, that as part of the Coalition’s competitive federal Drug Free Community Grant, we were required to gather information about alcohol, tobacco and other drug use among Croton students. We also promised at the time to share the top trends and concerns with Croton students, parents and the community. (more…)
Why do some teens get involved in substance abuse while others do not. What factors or influences increase the risks that adolescents will smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, get drunk and use illegal and prescription drugs, while others go all the way through high school abstinent? (more…)