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The Athena website is created for prevention professionals to develop, update, and sustain their substance abuse prevention work.

You can find general information about substance abuse prevention on this site or get specific documents and tools like sample agendas and surveys. You can also access prevention discussions and online training opportunities.

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By Richard Knox, WBUR Boston Public Radio The elegantly dressed woman looked out of place at Riley’s Sport Shop, the largest gun dealer in New Hampshire. Owner Ralph Demicco was behind the counter. He noticed she didn’t make eye contact. “I’d like to buy a gun,” she said. “Could I see that one?” Demicco sensed something was amiss. “Should you really be buying a gun?” he asked. She immediately broke into tears. “I took her into the... Read more...

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