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EMIS Newsflash – September 14, 2017

FY18 Summer and Fall End of Course Assessment (A) Collection, v1
FY18 Summer and Fall OGT Assessment (A) Collection, v1


Know! To Secure, Monitor and Properly Dispose

ThinkstockPhotos-86804105.jpgFamilies are continuing to be devastated and destroyed by children abusing medicine. Kids end up in the ER, become addicted, suffer physical pain and emotional turmoil, and some lose their lives altogether - all in the name of prescription drug abuse.


Know! What Kind of a Parent Are You?

ThinkstockPhotos-639000942.jpgDid you know that depending on your parenting style, you are likely increasing or decreasing your child’s odds for drinking, smoking and using other drugs? In fact, your parenting style affects everything from your child’s social skills and self-esteem to their school performance and overall decision-making.


EMIS Newsflash – September 10, 2017

FY17 Financial (H) Supplemental Collection, v2
SDC Now Open
SDC Release Notes


Know! Social anxiety increases substance abuse risk

ThinkstockPhotos-dajdaa-0188.jpgMany adults are known to drink alcohol at social functions to “loosen up” and feel more comfortable interacting with others. Well, guess what? Many of our teens are doing the exact same thing. It is often referred to as “liquid courage” because, after a few drinks, a person may no longer feel afraid to get out there and dance, to ask out a love interest or to simply chat with their peers.

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