Dr. LaVelle Hendricks http://ketr.org en What next? Smoking coffee http://ketr.org/post/what-next-smoking-coffee <p>Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce associate professor of counseling <a href="http://faculty.tamuc.edu/lhendricks/">Dr. LaVelle Hendricks</a> says one of the latest substance-abuse issues among young people is smoke caffeine, or smoking coffee.</p><p></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 55315 at http://ketr.org What next? Smoking coffee 'Palcohol' poses risks to kids, others http://ketr.org/post/palcohol-poses-risks-kids-others <p>Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce associate professor of <a href="http://www.tamuc.edu/academics/colleges/educationHumanServices/departments/psychologyCounselingSpecialEducation/default.aspx">counseling </a>Dr. LaVelle Hendricks warns that powdered alcohol, marketed as <a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/sen-schumer-fda-halt-approval-powdered-alcohol-article-1.1779364">"Palcohol,"</a> and recently OKed by the Food and Drug Administration, poses considerable risk to children, and could create problems for organizations concerned with controlling the use of alcohol.</p><p></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 53560 at http://ketr.org 'Palcohol' poses risks to kids, others Hendricks: E-cigarettes still dangerous http://ketr.org/post/hendricks-e-cigarettes-still-dangerous <p>Dr. LaVelle Hendricks, associate professor of counseling and associate editor of the Journal of Counseling and Addiction, says because most <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/24/business/selling-a-poison-by-the-barrel-liquid-nicotine-for-e-cigarettes.html?_r=0">e-cigarettes</a> (electronic cigarettes) contain nicotine, they still pose a major cancer threat to users.</p><p></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 51250 at http://ketr.org Hendricks: E-cigarettes still dangerous Marijuana more harmful than many think, counselor says http://ketr.org/post/marijuana-more-harmful-many-think-counselor-says <p>Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce associate professor of&nbsp;counseling Dr. LaVelle Hendricks says marijuana for sale on the street today is much more powerful than a generation ago, and so he is skeptical of calls for legalization, decriminalization and medical marijuana.&nbsp; Dr. Hendricks also warns again of the danger of a new synthetic drug called "krokodil."</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 14:08:11 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 49540 at http://ketr.org Marijuana more harmful than many think, counselor says