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The Athena website is created for prevention professionals to develop, update, and sustain their substance abuse prevention work.

You can find general information about substance abuse prevention on this site or get specific documents and tools like sample agendas and surveys. You can also access prevention discussions and online training opportunities.

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2 weeks 4 days ago
re-post of Dr. Nora Volkow's Aug 18, 2014 blog.  Scroll to end for links to original blog. In a series of recent articles, The New York Times’ editors presented a case for repealing the federal ban on marijuana, including the disproportionate impact of current marijuana laws on minorities. While there is no question that we should rectify any injustices associated with such policies, we also need to consider and prepare for the escalation in social and health costs that... Read more...