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ADHD Drug Abuse Increases Among Teens And College Students

High school and college students in the United States are demonstrating less concern about the nonmedical use of Adderall and other stimulant drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a recent survey conducted and published by the National … Continue reading

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Addiction To Opiates Fuels Flood Of Heroin

Prescription Painkillers Now Serving as “Gateway” Drug An older street drug is making a market resurgence, thanks in large part to the widespread popularity of a newer drug, according to the Journal Gazette out of Fort Wayne, Indiana. The local … Continue reading

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Officials See Heroin Increases Prescription Drug Decreases

In the ongoing battle to put an end to drug abuse in our culture, it often appears that as soon as you put out one fire, another one springs up in another place. A recent report in the Petoskey News … Continue reading

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Social Isolation Leads To Substance Addiction

People who are socially isolated may be more prone to develop an addiction to drugs or alcohol, according to the results of a study which was recently reported on by The Times of India. Researchers at the College of Natural … Continue reading

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The More You Drink The Higher The Risk For Alcohol Abuse

People who drink alcohol on a regular basis — at parties, at the bar or at home — often boast of their ability to hold their liquor. Whether they think of it as a sign of toughness or if they … Continue reading

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The Dangers Of Living Near Meth Labs

Unlike many common street drugs such as marijuana, cocaine and heroin — which are all derived from naturally occurring substances found in plants — methamphetamine is a synthetic drug which is the result of a complicated and highly dangerous chemical … Continue reading

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Prescription Drug Misuse Remains A Top Health Concern

Until recently, drugs have for the most part been a foreign threat, as they were largely imported from South America, Southeast Asia and countries like Afghanistan. Now, the nature of the situation is changing, as drugs are increasingly becoming a … Continue reading

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Are Medical Professionals Who Abuse Drugs Putting Lives At Risk

Medical professionals have a new hurdle to overcome: their own addiction.  When the stresses of the job become overwhelming, drug abuse can seem a great way to escape–especially with easy access to a variety of substances. However, the rise in … Continue reading

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Meth Frenzy Now Being Called Meth Mayhem

The meth frenzy is not limited to toothless addicts living on the streets. In fact even suburban America hides this dark habit behind closed doors and frilly curtains.  A recent increase in seizures of methamphetamine particularly in the southern states … Continue reading

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Changing Formulas Keep Synthetic Drug Use Up

They’re sold under names like “Ivory Wave” or “Vanilla Sky” and are distributed in brightly-colored packets.  Until recently, synthetic drugs were sold legally in smoke shops and convenience stores all over the country.  Despite Obama’s Synthetic Drug Abuse Prevention Act … Continue reading

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