Coalition Corner is an opportunity to highlight the good work that coalition members do every day and to hear their thoughts about coalition work. Stacia Runnels is the Executive Director of the Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce. How long have you been a member of the...

Coalition Corner is an opportunity to highlight the good work that coalition members do every day and to hear their thoughts about coalition work. Bobby Mangham is the FAYS Program Director at Community Healthcore. How long have you been a member of the Piney Woods Substance Abuse...

By Joseph Byrum How much do you know about electronic cigarettes? Before becoming coalition coordinator for the Piney Woods Substance Abuse Coalition last September, I didn’t know much about electronic cigarettes or how they can affect your health, particularly the health of adolescents. To be completely honest,...

by Joseph Byrum Coalition Corner is an opportunity to highlight the good work that coalition members do every day and to hear their thoughts about coalition work. Crystal Dykes is a Health Educator with the Prevention Network for North East Texas (PREV-NET). How long have you been a...

Most teens don’t drink regularly. Why do so many East Texans believe the myth that they do? One of the questions we ask students during alcohol presentations is “What percentage of teens do you think drink regularly?” More often than not, students think that most of their...

It’s day four of the National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week and today’s topic is marijuana. In the US, marijuana is defined as any cannabis plant that has greater than 0.3% THC. THC is the naturally occurring psychoactive compound found in the cannabis plant. THC...