5 States Vote on Recreational Marijuana

Watch this 60 minutes segment to learn more about the impact of increased prevalence of medical marijuana, specifically on our youth.  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/60-minutes-five-states-to-vote-on-recreational-pot/

Opioid Addiction Crisis Declared a Public Health Emergency in Virginia

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe Opioid Addiction Crisis Declared a Public Health Emergency in Virginia  ~ Health officials join together to address growing opioid addiction crisis in Virginia ~     Office of the Governor Contact: Brian Coy Email: Brian.Coy@governor.virginia.gov   Virginia Department of Health Contact: Maribeth Brewster Phone: (804) 864-7008 Email: […]

The Marijuana Report – Facing Addiction In America

Surgeon General Releases First-Ever Report on Addiction  The US Surgeon General has released a landmark report on addiction. The full report, executive summary, and other features may be read here: Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health.   Below, we present his comments about the legalization of marijuana, for your information. […]

Week of the Family – Daily Activities!

Sunday, November 13, 2016 Subject: Volunteering Together Messaging: Volunteering as a family is something special you can all do together to help teach your kids about thinking larger than themselves. Website: http://www.generationon.org/parents/resources/family-volunteer-guide   Local Organizations To Consider: ARCH: https://archservices.org/getinvolved.html Rescue Mission: http://rescuemission.net/Web_pages/Volunteer_opportunities.html Children’s Trust: http://www.roact.org/give/volunteer-opportunities/ Prevention Council of Roanoke County: http://www.pc4y.org/donate/ Your local church!   […]

Week of the Family – November 13th

The Prevention Council is partnering with Children’s Trust and ARCH to bring Week of the Family to Roanoke. Roanoke City, Roanoke County and the City of Salem has proclaimed the week of November 13th as Week of the Family. We are partnering with several agencies on activities and will promote family activities during the week. […]

“Insight with John Ferrugia: Marijuana – The State of High”

In this video, John Ferrugia meets with several individuals who present data on the effects of marijuana as well as the friends and family members who have been impacted by the devastating consequences of marijuana, specifically “dabbing” (smoking high concentrations of THC).

Protect Denver’s Atmosphere

  Explore the website that addresses the Denver Initiative 300, an ordinance that will allow any restaurant or bar the right to allow marijuana consumption, by providing data on how marijuana and its legalization is impacting the environment and population in Colorado.    If passed, this ordinance will allow individuals to combine marijuana with alcohol […]