Youth Sports Participation and Substance Use: What to do?
A new report from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse and Addiction examined research on youth sports participation and substance use, as well as gaps in the research and future...Read more
New Marketing Opportunity: Preventing Substance Use in Youth Sports
Small businesses and corporations know that sponsoring local, regional and state youth sports programs is a great way to increase company awareness, enhance their brand, and grow relationships with community...Read more
How Youth Sports Programs Can Win Prevention Sponsorships
Giving small businesses and corporations specific reasons to sponsor your sports program, team, league or organization will increase the likelihood you’ll be successful at winning funds. Typically, sports programs request...Read more
Athletic Trainers Should be Certified to Provide Evidence-based Substance Abuse Prevention
The use of athletic trainers in high schools and colleges has increased over the past 10 years. Their ability to prevent sports injuries is critically important not only to young...Read more
Morehouse and Gordon State Receive InShape PPW Training
I’ve never met a more generous, dedicated and talented group than this one from Morehouse School of Medicine and Gordon State College in Georgia. They are out to change the...Read more
Can Sports and Physical Activity Prevent Youth Substance Use?
In a previous article titled: The Role of Sport and Physical Activity in Preventing Substance Use, I reviewed research on links between youth participation in sports and physical activity and...Read more
Facts About Weed Resources
About Marijuana. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH): http://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/health_information/a_z_mental_health_and_addiction_information/marijuana/Pages/about_marijuana.aspx ACOEM Guidelines. Marijuana in the Workplace: Guidance for Occupational Health Professionals and Employers: http://www.acoem.org/uploadedFiles/Public_Affairs/Policies_And_Position_Statements/Guidelines/Guidelines/Marijuana%20JointGuidance%202015.pdf Consumer Information – Cannabis (Marihuana, marijuana). Health Canada: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/marihuana/info/cons-eng.php...Read more