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November 30, 2018

Sedative Drugs—a New Source of Overdose

Every year it seems, every month or week even, we seem to hear something terrible happening in the news or in our communities that has to do with drug and alcohol abuse.

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November 13, 2018

Teens and Young Adults Abusing ADHD Meds

The use and abuse of stimulant, pharmaceutical drugs are on the rise amongst American teens and young adults. These are drugs like Ritalin, Concerta, and Adderall, pharmaceuticals designed to treat ADD, ADHD, OCD, etc.

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October 1, 2018

Why Medication-Assisted Therapy Does Not Work

As the U.S. drug problem continues to grow and become more serious, our nation invents newer and more desperate methods of addressing such problems. A very “popular” approach to drug addiction treatment has been Medication-Assisted Therapy.

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September 20, 2018

Marijuana Use has Been Tied to Incidences of Strokes in Young People

We’ve heard a lot of crazy-sounding things in the news lately, but a recently resurfaced research report that discusses how marijuana use might actually increase one’s odds of having a stroke is a new one.

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June 1, 2018

How Ecstasy Causes Major Health Problems

For years, possibly decades, ecstasy was incorrectly considered to be one of the “safer” drugs to abuse. This has never been further from the truth. New research has indicated that ecstasy has a direct link to the onset of a historically rare, but now far less rare, spinal degenerative disease.

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