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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Arizona Launches New Program for Parents

From Prescott Daily Courier in Arizona

MATForce, the Yavapai County substance abuse coalition, has recently started a “video lending library called MATFLICKS.”

The free program provides the videos which are intended as tools for parents to discuss substance abuse and other issues with their children. The group’s spokeswoman notes, “They are great for getting families to discuss what can often be difficult subjects” and “It gives (parents) a springboard to talk to their kids.” She also noted that the results of the 2008 Arizona Youth Survey showing an increase in inhalant use.

More information on the program can be found on the MATForce website at website at

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