Do Twitter & Facebook Help Keep You Out of DUI School?

by Mike Miller July 24, 2013
Is it just me or does social media seem to be taking over life? Granted I have a Facebook account and have many friends. I use my Facebook page not so much to post photos of myself or detail my day-to-day life, but to congregate with former students and continue to promote alcohol awareness, drug awareness, and the need to continue our efforts to educate and heal. Interestingly, as invasive as social media seems to have become, there is one place it never had occurred to me - DUI checkpoints. O... [More]

Do Facebook and Twitter Create Greater Need for Drug Classes?

by Mike Miller February 6, 2012
There is no doubt that Facebook and Twitter are responsible for a lot of things. But are they responsible for an increase in drug and alcohol abuse? My first thought was, why not. What are yours? According to researchers at Columbia's National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse in New York, teens who use social media are five times more likely to use tobacco, three times more likely to drink alcohol and twice as likely to use marijuana. That is especially frightening given the estimate tha... [More]