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The Faces of Meth

July 3, 2013 by  
Filed under Addiction, Drug Abuse, Meth, Meth Addiction

Today The Faces of Meth are well known nationwide and the Ads can be seen absolutely everywhere. In fact The Faces of Meth ads are probably some of the most well-known anti-drug ads on the planet. In fact The Faces of Meth Project probably had a little bit to do with why I never went […]

New York Needle Exchange Programs

New York needle exchange programs New York Needle exchange programs always bring about controversy because there are still people who believe in the “Just Say No” mentality and then there are others who believe in harm reduction. Why New York needle exchange programs in the first place? Around the globe there are illicit drug users […]

Rock Bottom: From prescription pills to heroin

June 12, 2013 by  
Filed under Addiction, Drug Abuse

Rock Bottom: From prescription pills to heroin The abuse of prescription pills is leading many individuals to heroin. Why? Heroin is a cheap alternative to a very expensive prescription pill habit. Prescription pills can range from 20 to 60 dollars a pill while heroin runs from 3 to 20 dollars a bag. Unfortunately for the […]

Commonly abused drugs-Vicodin, Percocet, and Roxies

Commonly abused drugs-Vicodin, Percocet, and Roxies Some of the most commonly abused drugs today are prescription drugs. In fact, you could go so far to say the abuse of prescription drugs is a new epidemic or even pandemic. The most commonly abused drugs are the ones most commonly prescribed; these drugs tend to be Vicodin, […]

How to talk to your kids about drugs

The sooner you begin talking to your kids about drugs the better. Sometimes pressure from peers and outside sources can begin as early as fourth grade so it is important that you as a parent bring up the conversation about drugs. Just like you want to protect them from illness you can protect them from […]

The Relationship between Alcohol, Drugs and Crime

February 14, 2013 by  
Filed under Alcohol, Crime, Drug Abuse

  Obviously there is a strong relationship between alcohol, drugs, and crime. There are the crimes linked to the using or possessing of illegal substances like drinking underage or having pot. Then there are the crimes we commit while under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Then there are crimes that are linked to getting […]

Eating Disorders & Drug Abuse

December 12, 2012 by  
Filed under Drug Abuse, Eating Disorders

  Eating Disorders & Drug Abuse Individuals with eating disorders are up to five times likelier to abuse alcohol or illicit drugs and those who abuse alcohol or illicit drugs are up to 11 times likelier to have eating disorders. There is such a large link between eating disorders and drug abuse that it’s surprising […]

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