June in the Capital Region means high school graduation time, with weekends full of ceremony, laughter and even a few tears. For students and parents alike it is an emotional, memorable time. However, after-parties marred by alcohol and drug use can make the occasion memorable for the wrong reasons. [...]
At Journey Through The Body, Bill Bean of St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center spoke with Benita Zahn about the brain exhibit, which aims to help kids better understand the human brain and how it can be dangerously impaired by drugs and alcohol. [...]
After-parties are often part of the graduation ritual, but exercise caution -- they have the potential to be marred by alcohol and drug use, violence and other negative outcomes.