Posts by Lisa Ferguson

The Stats

One in five children in the U.S. are born with a genetic tendency toward addiction. We now estimate that every addict or alcoholic has approximately seven people who are in…
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Russian Roulette

Delaware County’s 2012 statistics for alcohol and marijuana use are consistent with the national averages. Last year one out of four seniors surveyed in Delaware County reported binge drinking within…
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The Invisible Threat: Inhalants

Huffing, Sniffing, Bagging: Kids as young as 7 use household products to get high. Twenty percent of children under 12 have tried inhalants…but even one use can be fatal. Kids…
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