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New study re-examines the ‘just say no’ tactic in drug refusal skills training for adolescents

New study re-examines the ‘just say no’ tactic in drug refusal skills training for adolescents

By Brittney Nadler

September 15, 2014

It was a girl that changed *Derrick’s life the night she introduced him to alcohol. In high school, he was the kid that got mad at friends who used substances and often wondered why anyone would hang out with “that” crowd. He was “in the shell,” and a “loser,” as he described himself. Until he...

Illini take on Mastodons at State Farm Center

Illini take on Mastodons at State Farm Center

November 29, 2013

The Illinois basketball team ate Thanksgiving dinner sometime after practice Thursday, and now it’s back to business against Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne on Friday night. For the five freshmen, it might have been the first time eating Thanksgiving dinner away from home. “We’l...