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It's Jersey Mike's GFP "Month of Giving"!

jmThis is the FIRST week of the Jersey Mike’s “Month of Giving” to raise funds for GFP during the month of March! You may make a donation by buying a delicious meal or you may make a quick donation to GFP at a Jersey Mike’s near you. And, if you want, you may eat at Jersey Mike’s as many times as you like during this month...!


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Published on March 2, 2015 at 7:32 pm | | 0 Comments

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"Hands on Parents" Have Drug-Free Kids!

dad“Hands-on Parents” have kids who are less likely to smoke, drink, use drugs, and engage in other at-risk behaviors. And that’s a very good thing because substance abuse during childhood or adolescence interferes with a child’s physical, emotional, and cognitive development….



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Published on March 2, 2015 at 7:20 pm | | 0 Comments

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Employees Benefit from Smokefree Policies!

epaSECONDHAND SMOKE FACT: Employees of a company with a smoke-free policy are more successful in reducing the number of cigarettes they smoke a day and quitting smoking...

 

 


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Published on February 24, 2015 at 5:12 pm | | 0 Comments

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Teen Marijuana Use Increases in States with Legal Marijuana!

mythsWhile marijuana use has always been a problem in middle schools in Colorado, more students are trying marijuana because they are seeing it in the home - which means they have access to it - and some of their parents actually have a “medical marijuana card” which makes buying it legal. So, why shouldn’t kids in Colorado think it’s okay to use marijuana?
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Published on February 20, 2015 at 2:42 pm | | 0 Comments

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Meth Use Damages Teen Brains!

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Since teen brains aren't fully developed, long-term meth use can severely damage the part of their brain that allows them to reason, remember, and avoid at-risk behavior…. Which means it's harder for teens to recover from addiction than it is for adults...



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Published on February 19, 2015 at 8:00 pm | | 0 Comments

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Do You Know the Dangers of E-Cigarettes?!

tobWanna learn more about e-cigarettes? Need to know more about the dangers they pose for smokers, non-smokers & especially young children; why they should be regulated like other tobacco products; and why they appeal to underage youth…?



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Published on February 10, 2015 at 6:16 pm | | 0 Comments

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GFP is a Beneficiary of the “BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament" 2015!

bmwGreenville Family Partnership (GFP) has once again been chosen to be a beneficiary of the “BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament” presented by the Synnex Corporation on Thursday-Sunday, May 14-17, 2015! As a beneficiary of this golf tournament, one of the ways in which GFP can earn funding is through volunteer recruitment...

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Published on February 6, 2015 at 4:15 pm | | 0 Comments

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E-Cigarettes, the New Cool Cigarette?!

blog-rssHave you seen the new commercials for a new brand of e-cigarettes? These commercials make e-cigs look like a newer, hipper, cooler cigarette – they even feature a well-known, laidback, cool, Hollywood actor. They promote smoking e-cigs as a way for smokers, who would still be smoking regular cigarettes if not for smoking bans at work; in restaurants; and other public places, to “re-assert their freedom” to smoke in public...

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Published on December 4, 2014 at 2:23 pm | | 0 Comments

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General Prevention Newsletters!

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Published on December 20, 2013 at 6:07 pm | | 1 Comment

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Community Events Calendar

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Click here for GFP-related and other community events; parenting workshops; and national drug prevention dates of interest.

Published on January 2, 2014 at 5:50 pm | | 0 Comments

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