The Oregonian has unleashed a lot of comment on their stories involving the death of a Lincoln High School student from a cocaine overdose and the subsequent arrests. Throughout the articles and opinion pieces, there is a constant theme throughout: Parents have got to wake up and keep their kids away from drugs and alcohol.
Easier said than done, but the fact of the matter is there is much parents can do and don't do. The more parents take an active role in talking to their kids about drinking and drugs, the less chance their kids will feel like they need to give him to peer pressure and
With the new legislation controlling the sale of Pseudoephedrine almost one year out, some amazing results are starting to come in.
My name is Katie, and I volunteer at Oregon Partnership’s YouthLine, a teen-to-teen crisis line that offers a listening ear and resource referrals for struggling teens and their concerned friends and family members statewide. Before I joined YouthLine, I thought that I had a very open mind and broad viewpoints, and that I was generally a non-judgmental person. In my head, I justified the reasons why I categorized my friends by what they wore, how dark their make-up was, or what kind of house they lived in.