Good news! According to the latest report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), a branch of the Department of Health and Human Services, more teens in the U.S. are making the right choices. The survey included over 70,000 people, and in the 12-17 age bracket, there were some noticeable improvements between the years 2002-2013. Some of the
Mission Statement (noun): 1. An official statement of the aims and objectives of a business or other organization. Values are huge part of the decision making process, so we spend quite a bit of time working with them in our 8th grade health class. High school is coming up soon, and that means more freedom, which definitely means more decisions.