Mental Health Challenges

Substance Misuse

It is quite common for people to experiment with substances and that experimentation may not necessarily lead to abuse. But it is a good idea to have a general knowledge of some of the reasons for using substances, the effects and how to use them safely. When you use drugs, there’s a chance that you could become dependent on them.

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Red Ribbon Week

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Brave: Episode 4

Recovering Addicts on How Rehab Has Improved Their Lives

People don’t leave rehab without having their lives changed. Getting clean by...

E-cigarettes

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BRAVE: Episode 1

Ecstasy

Ecstasy, or MDMA (methylenedioxy methamphetamine), is a ‘psychedelic amphetamine’ which has properties...

Worried About Someone’s Alcohol Use

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Breaking the Statistics

Spokane area Indian youth showing how they’re breaking statistics.  

Getting Help for Drug Use

Managing your drug use may be a big step. If you reduce...

Getting Wasted

Many people drink alcohol after work or with meals, at social gatherings...

The Otherside Remix Music Video

The Otherside Remix Music Video was filmed in various locations for about...

Helping a Drunk Friend

At some point in your life, you will probably be in a...

Helping a Friend With a Drinking Problem

It may be difficult to know what to do if you are...

I Strengthen My Nation – PSA

That one choice strengthens you, strengthens others, and strengthens your Nation.

If your Friend has Taken Pills or Hurt Themselves

Get help now. If your friend has taken a substance, no matter...

Impact of Drug Use

It’s not unusual for people to feel confused about taking drugs. You...

Impact of alcohol

Amelia (Yankton Sioux) talks about the impact of alcohol and how choosing...

Impact of Drug Use on Your Body

Drug use can have an impact on your life and mind, but...

Impact of Drug Use on Your Life

Drug use can have an immediate impact on your body and mind,...

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Impact of Drug Use on Your Mental Health

Drug use can have an impact on your body and life, but...

Amphetamines

Amphetamine encompasses various drugs, but you will find methamphetamine is more commonly...

Impact of drug use

Lyle talks about the potential impacts of drug use on and off...

Inhalants or "Huffing"

Inhalants are a range of chemical products that are inhaled to produce...

Bath Salts (Cathinones)

Bath salts are synthetic drugs (also called “designer drugs” and “legal highs”)...

Before You Act

Jay Laplant- Do you sit back and think about all your options...

Kicking Butts and Staying Smoke Free

If you do smoke and want to quit, you have lots of...

Caffeine

Caffeine, a stimulant drug, causes the central nervous system to speed up...

Impact of drug use – Amelia

Amelia Zephier (Yankton Sioux) talks about the impact of using drugs.

Marijuana

Marijuana, hashis and hash oil all come from a plant called Cannabis...

Self-Medicating With Alcohol or Drugs

Self-medicating is a term used to describe the use of drugs (including...

Impact of Drug Use On Your Life

Two youth share their stories about their past drug and alcohol use....

Drinking Smart

Even though the legal drinking age in the United States is 21,...

Smoking

Almost everyone knows that smoking causes cancer and heart disease; that it...

Choices

Life choices come at you fast. The choices you make today, affect...

Spice or K2 (Cannabinoids)

Spice, or K2, is a synthetic drug (also called “designer drugs” or...

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Kicking Butts and Staying Smoke Free

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I Strengthen My Nation

A new media campaign featuring Hollywood actor Chaske Spencer (who plays Sam...

Considering Using Drugs?

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Keep It Sacred

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National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

Did you know National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week is January 22-28?...

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The Science Behind Drug Misuse

Get the real story behind drug abuse. Check out teens.drugabsue.org and get...

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Date rape drugs are types of drugs that are used to help...

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This is a video featuring two youth who share their stories about...

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Physically Healthy

Video created by Menominee students for the WeRNative website

How can I stay sober when everyone around me is a drunken mess?

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