Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Science Behind the SafeLaunch Mission: What Parents Need to Know

Age Increases-Risk Decreases

The brain is the repository of our humanity, wisdom, our ability to love, learn, create, compute, compose, contemplate, think, to remember, to feel empathy for others, to engage in justice and compassion. These natural rewards are the essence of human existence. Drugs can suppress, surmount, indeed supplant these rewards, creating a chemical world, a world of confidence tricks played on the mind. We recognize how precious, unique and fortunate we are to be the bearers of functional minds. We are united in a passionate desire to protect the minds of our most vulnerable- the children. This is not a war on drugs: it is a defense of children’s brains. – Dr. Bertha Madras

Slideshow: Everything You Need to Know About the Teen Brain