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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, […]

Top six reasons teens abuse prescription drugs

There are multiple reasons teens abuse prescription drugs but nearly all of them have to do with the fact that they don’t have to go to a shady street corner to get them and that they are cheap. Here are the top six reasons teen’s abuse prescription drugs: 1.    Easy to get from parent’s medicine […]

Recap of Drugs That Emerged in 2012

January 2, 2013 by  
Filed under Drug Abuse in 2012

Recap of Drugs That Emerged in 2012 In 2012 we saw the rise of a prescription drug use epidemic in teenage girls, babies born addicted to opiates and more students using Adderall than ever. We saw the use of synthetic drugs followed by stories of people turning cannibal. Drugs such as Morphine, Oxycontin, Bath Salts, […]

Opiate Use in 2012

May 21, 2012 by  
Filed under Opiate, Substance Abuse

Opiate use in 2012 has now reached a level of epidemic proportions. Abuse of prescription narcotics in the US over the last 10 years has skyrocketed. Opiate addicted infants have replaced the “crack” babies of the 1980’s as the newest nightmare for neonatal doctors around the country. The commonality of opiate use in 2012 can […]