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Prescription Drugs are Still Drugs – Video

Originally published by the Iowa Department of Public Health Unless you’re taking a drug your healthcare provider prescribed just for you, you won’t know if it’s safe for your body. Opioids, like Oxycodone (also called “oxy”), are highly addictive, and should only be taken under the supervision

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Teens Suicide Prevention Reach Out

From Mayo Clinic: Encouraging troubled teens to reach out to an adult. Includes many visual examples of teens interacting with a variety of adults. (1:53)

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Preventing Teen Suicide

From Mayo Clinic: Encourages parents to watch for signs in their teen of suicidal thoughts and asks parents to take appropriate action. (3:52)

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Teens + Marijuana

From Mayo Clinic: This video explains the effects that marijuana has on your brain. It shows the relationship between marijuana and brain chemicals and how this impacts alertness, mood, the munchies and more. This program includes a former marijuana user looking back at the impact of his

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Opiod Battle Turns Corner

Rural American’s face many of the same problems as their urban counterparts. One of them is the fight against opioid addiction. This week, President Trump sent reinforcements to those on the frontlines of what he has labelled “a nationwide public health emergency.”

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Surviving Bad Episodes From 2018

View our monthly “Surviving Bad” TV show.

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Surviving Bad Episodes from 2017

November Children at Risk – Human Trafficking in Iowa: You do not want to watch this. You do not want to hear the story. You don’t want to know how close the problem is to your home. Young girls are disappearing at an alarming rate, and almost

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Surviving Bad Episodes from 2016

August Legal or illegal, drugs are the worst man-made epidemic in history. Get behind the scenes of substance abuse prevention when we connect the dots between alcohol, marijuana, pain medications and heroin. Show July Iowa lawmakers are often hard to understand for victims of substance abuse. The

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Surviving Bad Episodes from 2015

November Loneliness, depression and dysfunction have special meanings over the holidays. The pressures of the holidays can be hard to handle. A little care, understanding, and love can be the best present – you ever give yourself. Show May Facing Tough and Finding Good. Alcohol & marijuana

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Surviving Bad Episodes from 2014

August A Crisis Unfolds, Medicine vs. Addiction. Even Grandma can face a drug overdose. Two doctors talk about emergency rooms and the confusion about what drugs really do. Featuring guests Dr David Kaptain and Dr. Tom Benzoni. Show July From Bad to Good, Giving it back. Looking

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