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Marijuana and the Developing Brain

November 6, 2018 5:53 pm Published by Comments Off on Marijuana and the Developing Brain

By Kirsten Weir, from the American Psychological Association’s Monitor on Psychology, Vol. 46 No. 10 More states are legalizing marijuana,... View Article


Sobriety Checkpoints and Impaired Driving

August 25, 2017 1:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Sobriety Checkpoints and Impaired Driving

Impaired driving is operating a vehicle under the influence of any mind altering substance – not just alcohol. “A sobriety checkpoint... View Article


About Butane Honey Oil Labs

June 29, 2017 12:14 pm Published by Comments Off on About Butane Honey Oil Labs

BHO labs are one of the first things that fascinated me after signing on with Straight Up. I had previously... View Article


Straight Up on Social Host Ordinances

June 28, 2017 4:38 pm Published by Comments Off on Straight Up on Social Host Ordinances

Our very own Katherine Kasmir was featured in the Camarillo Acorn this month! Katherine’s founding of Straight Up and Reality... View Article


Kicking Ash is Cool

April 3, 2017 5:23 pm Published by Comments Off on Kicking Ash is Cool

*This post was written by a Ventura County young adult. How was I lucky enough to be hanging out with... View Article


Eating Disorders and Addiction

November 7, 2016 11:19 am Published by Comments Off on Eating Disorders and Addiction

*This post was written by Ventura High School Senior, Madison Jaffe. Although at first glance substance abuse and eating disorders... View Article


Hello world!

March 3, 2016 3:33 pm Published by Comments Off on Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!


Teens Health

TeensHealth

January 15, 2016 5:01 pm Published by Comments Off on TeensHealth

teenshealth.org/teen Information and resources about communicating with parents, the body, mind, sexual health, drugs/alcohol and more.


Kids Health

January 15, 2016 5:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Kids Health

kidshealth.org/kid Lots of questions answered for you on this page — how the body works, staying safe, health problems, and... View Article