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Action Family Counseling

    Pills Kill Symposium To Be Held In Hopes Of Saving Lives

    City of Santa Clarita officials are hoping to address and raise awareness about prescription pill abuse, a national epidemic that has killed more people than methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine combined.

    Action's Mobile Memorial Experience Remembers Drug Overdose Victims

    The Action Experience, an interactive multimedia mobile memorial to Santa Clarita teens and young adults who died by drug overdose, hits the road this fall.

    Experts Ready At Action Bakersfield Drug And Alcohol Treatment Center

    Action Family Counseling’s Bakersfield drug and alcohol rehab center provides addiction treatment for Kern County residents who choose a sober lifestyle.

    Senate Committee Officials Vote 7-0 To Approve Drug Overdose Antidote

    Assembly Judiciary Committee members voted 7-0 Tuesday to approve a bill that would put a life-saving antidote in the hands of first-responders to prevent drug overdose deaths.

    Meth Use On The Rise In Santa Clarita, Liquid Meth Not A Local Issue

    Drug smugglers are using liquid meth to hide the drug from border patrol agents, but the substance--at least in liquid form--has not shown up in Santa Clarita. Meth use is on the rise though, according to Cary Quashen of ACTION Family Counseling.

    Is Your Teen Typical Or Troubled?, By Cary Quashen

    By: Cary Quashen 

    May is Mental Health Month and we have been focusing on mental health topics on our KHTS AM 1220 Families In Action Radio Show. As many of you know I don’t particularly like talking about educational days, weeks or months.

    Suicide Prevention Campaign Launched In Los Angeles County

    A suicide-prevention campaign called “Know the Signs” was launched throughout Los Angeles County earlier this month, helping to raise awareness about the work of organizations such as Action Family Counseling, a Santa Clarita-based drug and alcohol rehab center.

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    Henry Mayo Hospital Holding Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    Santa Clarita residents have the opportunity to help prevent prescription-drug abuse among teens and adults alike by turning in their unused or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal at Henry Mayo Hospital on Saturday.

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    Helping Teens Today For A Better Tomorrow By Cary Quashen

    By Cary Quashen | Action Family Counseling

    This April Action Family Counseling Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers is joining with The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and millions of Americans to participate in Alcohol Awareness Month, a national effort to educate the public about the problem of underage drinking and its consequences.

    Action Academy Sober School Students Say ‘Everything is Better’ Now

    Spring Break 2014: KHTS talks with Action Academy high school students about attending the first semester at the Santa Clarita Valley’s first drug-free ‘sober school’

    By Stephen K. Peeples