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Carbon County sophomores rank high in substance abuse


By Madeline Weiss

According to a fact sheet from the 2014 Prevention Needs Assessment, sophomores in Carbon County are exceeding state averages in substance abuse.

Talking early and talking often is of the utmost importance in preventing drug, alcohol and tobacco use in teens, according to Sally Patton, Community Prevention Professional with Prevention Management Organization.

Carol Mead, wife of Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, has made the "Talk Early and Often" campaign part of her first ladyship. Patton will presented this project to the school board Monday in order to incorporate education int...

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