What is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is a term applied to a wide range of hurtful behavior that occurs through the use of digital technologies. Cyberbullying may happen anywhere online and involve social networking profiles, video and image sharing websites, blogs, e-mails, and instant messaging, or can occur through cell phone texting. (Parents.com’s article, Cyberbullying 101: What […]
HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) is advising the public to stay out of the water at Kahaluu Lagoon and the channel leading to Kaneohe Bay in Windward Oahu. Recent water samples taken in the area show abnormally high readings of bacteria indicating contamination from sewage at multiple monitoring sites. Caution signs […]
Do you have a teenager at home? Here’s a great idea to keep them busy over Fall Break and give them a chance to speak out about sugary drinks! Download the teen-friendly flyer: Rethink Flyer final
Attention!! Have you ever heard of “Powdered Alcohol?” Arizona-based company Lipsmark LLC will start marketing its product “Palcohol” this month (www.palcohol.com). For more information about powdered alcohol: Search “booze2go“ Reuters article announcing the invention of this form of powdered alcohol in the Netherlands: http://www.reuters.com/article/2007/06/06/us-dutch-drink-odd-idUSPAR64994620070606. “Palcohol” video: http://youtu.be/LYP085QJvtk Some sobering information on powdered alcohol, including images of the approved […]
If you’d like to skip over Major General Arthur Dean’s introductory remarks, jump to the 2:07 mark to hear Dr. Volkow’s talk. This is an informative presentation given at the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s (CADCA) 2014 Forum by NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow on marijuana’s effect on the brain, body & behavior.