News For Your Classroom Podcast Episode #3

Hi and welcome to the podcast where we simplify a complex subject while giving you News for your classroom.

Each day we simplify current scientific news reports and studies about drugs, drug abuse and prevention on our twitter news page.

Several times per month we will provide you with these drug fact updates as an audio podcast and blog which will be available on our website as well as itunes and podbean.

SAMHSA study shows Asians born in the U.S. more likely to use drugs and alcohol than Asians born outside the US.
SAMHSA study shows that Japanese Americans 3x’s more likely to use illicit drugs than families from India.
SAMHSA study shows that Asian American binge drinking patterns vary by country and birth place w/ Korean highest.

A small study from Geneva, Switz. Electronic Cigarettes used to quit smoking helpful, but urgent studies needed for toxicity.

UCLA: small study-sensitivity to the dopamine reward system of the teen brain makes it more prone to risk taking & reward seeking.

About mtgblogs

Jonathan and Kelly are professional speakers and writers who specialize in drug prevention education for students, teachers and parents. Working from their base in Southern California, they have spent the past 16 years lecturing in the private school community using humor, science and multi-sensory teaching techniques to simplify a complex subject. We have 2 book to choose from: The Mother's Checklist of Drug Prevention: All The Little Things We Say and Do and Not All Kids Do Drugs: Proactive Parenting
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