Monthly Archives: October 2012

How Much Of A Problem Are Drugs In Schools Today

Unfortunately schools are no longer the academic sanctuary that parents have depended upon for hundreds of years.  Instead, they are becoming a place of business–and the product is deadly.  A recent study shows that approximately seventeen percent of American teens … Continue reading

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Did Prescription Abuse Drop Among Young Adults Or Has The Problem Shifted

Prescription drug abuse is an unexpected but very real problem.  For many, it is the start of a long road of drug addiction leading to broken families and battered self-respect.  According to the 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and … Continue reading

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Drug Addiction May Come From Troubled Childhood

There is a bit of a stigma when it comes to teen drug users, a prejudice that compulsive and impulsive behavior leads to substance experimentation.  While this may or may not be true, a recent study shows that it may … Continue reading

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Would Letting Your Kids Drink Early Discourage Later Use

What would you think if someone you knew gave a two-year-old child beer in his sippy cup?  This is just what happened in Pheonix, Arizona in June, and Valerie Marie Topete was arrested for child abuse.  She admitted to giving … Continue reading

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What Are The Newest Trends Concerning Teen Drug Use

Drug addiction can come from the most unexpected places. As a result, addiction experts are urging parents to stay on top of new trends in teen drug use, as many can substances are being found around the house or gotten … Continue reading

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Everyone Is Affected By Prescriptions Not Just Teens

We all know the dangers of teen drug abuse and with the recent surge in pharmaceutical popularity, parents often have to be more concerned about what they have in their own medicine cabinets than with illicit drug use at school … Continue reading

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Website Visits To Narconon Triple In Just A Few Short Weeks

Since 1966 the goal of Narconon drug rehabilitation and education has been to reach as many people as possible to not only rehabilitate addicts but prevent drug use for individuals of all ages. Our main web-site www.narconon.org has been our … Continue reading

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More On The Effects On Children With Drug Abuse

Drug abuse is a devastating problem, tearing apart lives and changing users into people they don’t even recognize.  Addiction wracks the body and mind, sending people to extremes that they would never otherwise consider, taking over until all they can … Continue reading

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Next Progression Of Prescription Addiction Is Heroin Abuse

In recent years, prescription drug abuse has skyrocketed.  Products like Percocet, Vicodin and Oxycontin have been leading users down a darker path than they ever imagined.  The most recent fork in the road has led them to heroin use–a place … Continue reading

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What Problems Occur When Drinking Starts Early

Drinking is an indelible part of American social life, and parents often give their children the first taste in the hopes that they will teach responsible drinking.  While alcohol use does prove safer in the home, that first sip may … Continue reading

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