Arkansas is a very rural state with widely scattered population centers. These remote areas permit the infiltration of Mexican drug cartels who bring addictive, deadly substances into the state.
In state after state, Attorneys General have been filing lawsuits directed at pharmaceutical corporations they claim are responsible for our current epidemic of opioid abuse and addiction. What benefits could result if these lawsuits are won?
In the United States, at any moment in time, there are more than twenty million households dealing with the addiction of a loved one. What are the secrets that can enable loved ones to come to grips with this problem?
On college campuses, the misuse of prescription painkillers, stimulants and alcohol has forced schools to rally around those in recovery. But why are so many students having this problem?
The Centers on Disease Control and Prevention just released figures on the number of Americans we lost to drugs or alcohol in 2015. How much worse were these numbers compared to 1999?
The holidays are coming up. You’ve invited your loved ones over for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s Eve. But this holiday season that should bring you joy brings you apprehension instead. Why? Because one of your most loved family members is addicted to drugs or alcohol.
Responsibility, gratitude, honesty and integrity are lost amid addiction. The return of these qualities with true rehabilitation is the greatest gift you can give an addicted person.
At any big family gathering, it seems like there’s so often one or more people who drink more than they should. With a little planning, fun alternatives can keep holiday guests so engaged they don’t have any interest in alcohol.
As we see more drug overdoses, we are also seeing more serious medical conditions connected to drug abuse that often send people to ERs, further overloading these facilities.
I was 15 years old in 1967. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band by the Beatles played constantly and the hippie lifestyle was in full swing. Drugs, especially pot and hashish were omnipresent…