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Tag Archive: alcoholism

December Giving

December 23, 2016 2:24 pm Published by Comments Off on December Giving

In the mood to give this holiday season? We learned about some wonderful prevention charities in line with Straight Up’s... View Article


Seeking Support

April 22, 2016 11:51 am Published by Comments Off on Seeking Support

* This post was written by a Ventura County young adult. Substance abuse is not something commonly spoken of or... View Article


Early Exposure

April 14, 2016 11:54 am Published by Comments Off on Early Exposure

*This post was written by a Ventura County Young Adult. I started drinking at a young age, 12.  At age... View Article


How Drinking Affects Family

September 28, 2010 12:44 pm Published by Comments Off on How Drinking Affects Family

By Laura M. Laura received an Honorable Mention for this essay in the 2010 “Say It Straight Up” writing contest,... View Article


Youth and Alcohol

July 14, 2010 11:30 am Published by Comments Off on Youth and Alcohol

By Denise G. Denise received an Honorable Mention for this essay in the 2010 “Say It Straight Up” writing contest,... View Article