Monthly Archives: January 2012

Joe’s Recovery from Heroin Addiction

The first drug J.P. from Baton Rouge ever used was heroin. He was twelve years old. Running with an older crowd, he did what they did and what they were doing was heroin. From that point, there were few drugs … Continue reading

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Are Teens Abusing Prescription Drugs While Parents Remain Unaware?

In reports from multiple sources, the picture is being drawn of increasing teen prescription drug use. One such report comes from the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse and Columbia University( CASA). In their annual study published in 2011, … Continue reading

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Does America’s Academic Culture Practically Demand Addictive Drug Use?

When parents send their children off to college, few of them expect those children to become dependent on prescription drug abuse in order to succeed. After all, the earlier generation didn’t have pharmaceutical aids in such profusion. But on campus … Continue reading

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Ryan’s Drug Use Experience

The first time Ryan tried alcohol, he got a buzz off a drink a family member gave him. He was only ten years old. A couple of years later, he had a large dark beer in Europe that was quite … Continue reading

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