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Why texting and driving is dangerous for teens Jun 04, 2015
Spring clean your medicine cabinet Jun 04, 2015
New challenge for police Jun 04, 2015
Potent powdered caffeine raises safety worries Jan 08, 2015
Older, smaller cars may pose risk for teen drivers Jan 08, 2015
E-cigarettes may appeal to non-smoking youth Jan 08, 2015
Teenage stress Dec 12, 2014
Impaired driving trends Dec 12, 2014
The "fire challenge" Oct 09, 2014
Research suggests some e-cigarettes can produce cancer-causing substances Aug 01, 2014
Research report: Teens in Cars Aug 01, 2014
One in three U.S. youth report dating violence Jun 03, 2014
Recognize tobacco in its many forms Jun 03, 2014
Marijuana vaporizers Jun 03, 2014
Liquid nicotine for e-cigarettes poisoning children Jun 03, 2014
Heroin's allure Jun 02, 2014
More teens smoking e-cigarettes Feb 05, 2014
Peer pressure starts in childhood, not with teens Feb 05, 2014
Why it is still a big deal if your teen smokes pot Feb 05, 2014
Hookahs becoming increasingly popular Dec 06, 2013
Weight-loss, energy supplements contain amphetamine-like compound Dec 06, 2013
"Krokodil" flesh-eating drug makes appearance in U.S. (warning - graphic content) Nov 12, 2013
Piedmont High students learn about driving safety Oct 08, 2013
Menthol cigarette use rising among young smokers Sep 19, 2013
Do you know where your kids are online? Sep 17, 2013
Young risk-takers drawn to dangerous "game" Sep 11, 2013
Inhaling alcohol is a dangerous trend Sep 10, 2013
Kids poisoned by medical marijuana Sep 10, 2013
Drug deaths now outnumber traffic fatalities in U.S. Jan 30, 2013
Talk to kids about smoking Jan 30, 2013
Time to text Jan 16, 2013
National campaign aims to prevent medicine abuse among teens Dec 05, 2012
Synthetic pot sends thousands to hospital Dec 05, 2012
Newest synthetic drug to cause concern is called "Smiles" Dec 05, 2012
Teen "sexting" is prevalent Oct 31, 2012
Distracted driving kills and injures Oct 31, 2012
Surgeon General's report shows tobacco industry is still addicting kids Oct 31, 2012
Synthetic marijuana use second to marijuana Oct 30, 2012
Parent helpline provides support, resources for teen substance abuse Oct 03, 2012
Stoned driving is uncharted territory Sep 20, 2012
Heavy marijuana use in teen years may lower IQ later Aug 31, 2012
ADHD major risk factor in substance use May 15, 2012
Active teens less likely to use drugs, cigarettes May 15, 2012
Teens share success of TRU movement Mar 06, 2012
Scotch in a can Jan 20, 2012
"Spice" makers alter recipes to sidestep state laws banning synthetic marijuana Jan 06, 2012
"The Choking Game" Dec 12, 2011
Cyberbullying victims at high risk for depression Nov 30, 2011
TRU clubs send "quit kits" to soldiers Nov 09, 2011
Heroin use on the rise Nov 01, 2011
Students learn about the dangers of smokeless tobacco Oct 26, 2011
Prescription drug epidemic Oct 11, 2011
Binge drinking teens risk brain changes Sep 25, 2011
K2/Spice and bath salts now illegal in NC Jun 09, 2011
TRU clubs in action 2010-2011 Jun 08, 2011
Social media has good and bad effects on kids May 03, 2011
Many youth get alcohol from home May 03, 2011
TRU Photo Voice 2011 Apr 07, 2011
Union County TRU Youth Raise Awareness through Photo Voice Exhibit Mar 28, 2011
Bath salts misused as "fake cocaine" send users to hospitals Jan 25, 2011
Teen marijuana use increases, especially among eighth graders Jan 06, 2011
"Synthetic marijuana" Nov 18, 2010
New support for parents of a child struggling with drugs or alcohol Oct 27, 2010
Nine college students hospitalized after drinking alcoholic energy drink Oct 27, 2010
Cause for concern from the Office of National Drug Control Policy Sep 23, 2010
Union County TRU Clubs: 2009-2010 Sep 20, 2010
Risky, alcohol-related vehicular behaviors increase significantly by age 21 Jun 11, 2010
Retailers continue to feed teens' huffing habits May 21, 2010
Beware of New Tobacco Products May 17, 2010
Inhalants implicated in car crash - local teen killed May 05, 2010
Parkwood High School TRU Club Activity Apr 15, 2010
School crime rises in five categories Mar 08, 2010
NC Quitline Offering Free Nicotine-Replacement Therapy for State Health Plan Members Mar 02, 2010
TRU Supports New NC Smoke-Free Law Jan 13, 2010
Tobacco Free Schools Initiative Jan 13, 2010
Safe and Drug Free Schools program to be dismantled Jan 12, 2010
Join the TRU Club! Tobacco. Reality. Unfiltered. Jan 11, 2010
Underage drinking myths Jan 11, 2010
Mix It Up at Lunch Day Jan 11, 2010
Countywide Events & Campaigns Jan 11, 2010