[Fwd: JT Direct: Atlas, Athena Programs Address Drugs in Sports]
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Subject: JT Direct: Atlas, Athena Programs Address Drugs in Sports
Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2007 10:56:48 GMT
From: Join Together <updates@...>
To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...>
*Daily Edition* April 2, 2007
*Atlas, Athena Programs Address Drugs in Sports*
The ATLAS and ATHENA anti-drug programs developed at Oregon Health and
Sciences University address alcohol and other drug use among athletes,
so it's no surprise that the curriculum is based on a team approach.
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