The Real Impact of Shoplifting

The holiday season is approaching, and with that comes the likelihood someone will shoplift. While it may not seem like a big deal, shoplifting has a bigger impact than many realize.

For starters, it happens fairly often: it averages 550,000 incidents a day across the nation, resulting in over $13 billion worth of goods being stolen every year — and that number is rising. While nearly 1 in 11 Americans admits to shoplifting, shoplifters are caught only 1 in 49 times, and only 50% of the time is a guilty party actually turned over to the police.

5 Tips to Start the School Year Off Right

Students are about to be flooding into your classroom again. While this is exciting, it can also be overwhelming. Whether this is your first time in a classroom or you are a seasoned veteran, we hope you find these tips useful as you start this new year. Here are 5 practical steps you can take to help you feel in control in your classroom: 

Course Highlight: Consent & Respect

Are you still looking for a Title IX training solution for your campus? Wondering how best to prepare students for healthy relationships and train them to be more than just bystanders? All the while still meeting your school's requirements?

Look no further! Consent & Respect will help you cover your Title IX and Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (SaVE Act) requirements.

Evidence-Based Strategies: Personalized Feedback

A comprehensive review of 42 interventions found strong support for the efficacy of programs that incorporated motivational feedback, expectancy challenge, skills-based activities and personalized feedback.¹ Personalized feedback is integrated into all of our drug and alcohol courses for courts, colleges, and high schools through the use of the eCHECKUP TO GO brief inter

Is Vaping a Gateway Drug for Marijuana?

It’s no secret that teen e-cigarette use, or vaping, has skyrocketed in recent years. According to the 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey, there was a 78% increase among high schoolers and a 48% increase among middle schoolers who used e-cigarettes. Rates rose so much that the FDA declared teen vaping an epidemic and many states are responding by raising their tobacco purchase age to 21. 

Course Highlight: Marijuana-Wise

More and more states are decriminalizing and legalizing marijuana. Marijuana education is increasingly important as perceptions of the risk associated with marijuana use change. Marijuana use can severely impact you and those around you. It can lead to psychosis, impair learning, cause problems later in life, impair driving ability, and more.

Be Careful With More Than Just Sparklers This 4th of July

We hope that this Thursday you’re able to spend time celebrating our nation’s independence. Whether you’re at the beach, around the pool, or staying indoors to beat the heat, it’s sure to be a good time with friends and family. As you’re relaxing and enjoying the festivities, you may be tempted to vape. Here are some things to keep in mind and maybe reasons why you shouldn’t: