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Karen in Drug Abuse Information
June 3, 2021

“Study Drugs” and Alcohol Commonly Abuse on US Campuses

Parents and freshmen may be so excited about college that they overlook the threats the new student faces. Alcohol alone claims 1,500 student lives each year. New students must be properly prepared for the challenges.

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Ren in Drug Abuse Information
June 2, 2021

Young Adults are Abusing Drugs More than Their Parents Did

According to a recent study, young people use drugs more than their parents did when their parents were young. By itself, this is concerning. But it becomes even more concerning when we find out what types of drugs the young adults of today are using.

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Ren in Drug Prevention
June 1, 2021

Opioids and Virtual Street Corners – How Drugs are Illegally Purchased in the 21st-Century

A recent study revealed the scope of online drug sales, particularly as pertains to opioids. Unfortunately, this problem has gotten much worse than most experts initially believed.

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Ren in Drug Addiction
May 31, 2021

Drugs Can Kill in Many Ways

Drug overdoses grab headlines and, as a result, the public mind. A great deal of focus is directed at overdoses, mostly because they have skyrocketed in the last two decades. However, there are many other ways that drugs can kill.

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Julie in Drug Abuse Information
May 27, 2021

Ten Signs It’s Time for Rehab

Red flags to look out for that may show it is time for rehab.

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
May 20, 2021

The Effects of Alcohol Use on the Senses

Most people understand that consuming alcohol dulls the senses. What is less well known, however, is that drinking alcohol to excess can, over time, cause permanent damage to the senses.

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Ren in Drug Trends
May 19, 2021

Drug Overdose Fatalities Reach 80,000 in One Year

The destructive nature of drug addiction has never been more apparent than it is right now. Recently, the CDC recorded the highest death toll from drug overdoses for any 12-month period. What will it take to curb the rise of drug deaths in America?

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Ren in Drug Information
May 15, 2021

Opiate Addiction and Loss of Eyesight

A new study shows a connection between opioid addiction and problems with eyesight. This is yet another harmful effect of opioid misuse.

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Julie in Family Addiction
May 13, 2021

Ten Signs a Loved One Has an Addiction

Chances are, if you already suspect that your loved one has an addiction or substance abuse problem, then the odds are that they probably do.

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Drug Addiction, A Growing Crisis in Urban America

A March 2021 report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention presented information suggesting fatal drug overdoses happen at a higher rate per capita in urban communities than in rural communities. But how can this be the case when urban communities generally have better access to healthcare services and addiction treatment than rural areas?

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