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It takes a community to help you help your kids make safe and healthy decisions. This blog tackles the real, everyday issues our children face concerning drugs and alcohol, authored by law enforcement and other professionals in various roles serving communities just like yours.

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December 07, 2011 | by Stephen Peterson 0 Comments

Substance Abuse on Campus: Why Teens Try It

Teen drug abuse, especially among college students who are experiencing newfound independence on campus, is on the rise and often results in negative behavior at school and subpar grades. As the risk perception associated with a certain drug decreases, use of that drug tends to increase. Here at the DEA,... Continue Reading >

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November 23, 2011 | by PACT360 0 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving from the PACT360 Team

We would like to wish all of our blog contributors, readers and everyone involved with PACT360 a safe, happy and healthy Thanksgiving. We appreciate all that you do and very much look forward to sharing new tips, information and stories after the holiday and into the new year. Remember, Thanksgiving break...

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October 05, 2011 | by PACT360 0 Comments

Work, School, Technology and Errands: Where Does Family Time Fit In?

Now that back-to-school time is winding down, extracurricular activities are in full swing. As parents, we often find ourselves just as busy as our kids.  Sports, plans, homework and appointments are difficult to manage and can take away from family time.  Jim Cox, a parent and sergeant for the Fairfax...

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September 28, 2011 | by Timothy Shoemaker 0 Comments

Raising Awareness During Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country, taking place this year on October 23rd-31st.  Veteran police officer Tim Shoemaker has some tips for those looking to celebrate Red Ribbon Week in their communities.   Red Ribbon Week (RRW) is an ideal time to collaborate with...

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September 19, 2011 | by PACT360 0 Comments

What do YOU want to ask a law enforcement official?

To our blog readers, Autumn is rapidly approaching, a time for change and reflection. We’re using this time to increase awareness and exposure of this blog! We’d love to hear your suggestions for new posts and topics to be covered by our committed, knowledgeable law enforcement bloggers. What do you want...

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