One of the longest, most drawn-out debates is about whether or not marijuana is a gateway drug. This argument has been going on for years and no one seems to be able to find a common ground to determine whether or not marijuana usage leads to other drugs.
The horrors of the current opioid epidemic have affected so many people. Tearing families’ and addicts’ lives apart. The overdose reversal drug, naloxone better known by its brand name Narcan came at out at a time when it was badly needed.
Many arrests and seizures of illicit marijuana grows in Colorado prove that legalization has not eliminated the illicit trade for this drug.
It’s very, very easy to miss the signs of drug use because drug users are trying to keep their use a secret. Parents need to know what subtle signs to look for to keep their children safe.
Recently, the drugstore chain CVS announced that it would limit the number of pain medication pills it would distribute. Should a drugstore be in control of the distribution of painkillers? Or doctors or parents? Narconon weighs in.
Most parents are familiar with the tendency of youth to start using alcohol or marijuana. It’s a good bet, however, that few are ready to think of their teenaged child abusing Xanax, the anti-anxiety drug, especially considering how dangerous this drug is.
In every state but Missouri, there’s a statewide Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, a program intended to curb abuse of prescription drugs. Missouri counties and cities are setting up their own programs.
Any person who has succeeded in a competitive, demanding career knows the pressures they’ve had to survive. When too much pressure leads to addiction among executives and high-powered individuals, Narconon can help.
From personal experience and multiple years of working one-on-one with addicts, I have seen the ups and the downs that go along with "miracle cures” like Suboxone.
A few weeks ago, this blog featured an article on the lawsuits being filed against major pharmaceutical companies such as Purdue Pharma, Endo International, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Depomed, Janssen/Johnson & Johnson and others. In the following weeks, even more states, counties and cities have initiated legal action against these companies and others who manufacture, market or distribute these addictive pills.