A drug is a chemical substance that can change how your body and mind work. Drugs that can be dangerous are ones that people use to get high and change the way they feel. They can be drugs like marijuana, cocaine, or heroin. Or they may be drugs legally sold to adults everywhere, like alcohol and tobacco.
Medicines can also be misused when people take them to get high instead of the way their doctor advises. People can even misuse cough or cold medicines from the store if they ignore the directions and take too much at one time.
People use drugs for many reasons:
Source: National Institute of Health
Imagine a world where all families are connected to what they need to nurture their children.
What would that look like?
Casa Grande Alliance presents Lean On Me AZ, a movement to raise awareness about the factors that protect families from overwhelming stress, and offer strategies to help community members strengthen families in everyday ways. We will discuss how we, as individuals and communities, can create a culture of family support so that all children can thrive.
We will provide dinner during our discussion as well as child care during the event.
Space is limited please register soon!