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Jersey Man Shares Truth about History of Drugs in the Suburbs

  July 31, 2013   No comments

Although heroin addiction in Morris and upper Passaic counties of New Jersey may seem to be a recent problem, one former addict who has been clean for at least 30

Overdose Confirmed in Glee Star Death

  July 30, 2013   No comments

Cory Monteith died of a accidental overdose of heroin and alcohol. The 31-year-old, who was found dead on Saturday, had a lead role in the musical-comedy series ‘Glee’ and was

More Military Suicides Than Killed in Afghanistan

  July 29, 2013   No comments

More active-duty military men and women committed suicide last year than were killed in Afghanistan. Some 350 people in the military killed themselves in 2012, and 295 troops were killed

Military Alcoholism

  July 26, 2013   No comments

A female army officer has written an article for the Washington Post stating there is high level of alcohol abuse in the military, which has led to increased cases of

Albuquerque mother said she’s seen negative effects of drug addiction firsthand

  July 25, 2013   No comments

An Albuquerque mother said she’s seen negative effects of drug addiction firsthand, and is warning local teens about the dangerous of heroin. In 2009, her then 19-year-old was bright-eyed and

Heroin use spikes in the Midwest

  July 24, 2013   No comments

Reports from the Midwest region show a spike in heroin use, and death. In Indianapolis in 2012, 45 heroin users died from overdoses. The Coroner’s Office recorded five heroin overdoses

Exercise Helps Recovery

  July 23, 2013   No comments

The human brain experiences a chemical reward when we exercise. There is evidence to show that this can be used as an alternative reward for those battling addiction. Quitting is

New Jersey to Host Drug Forum

  July 22, 2013   No comments

Children’s Aid and Family Services (CAFS) hosted a community forum on lat month which offered residents in Bergen County, New Jersey an opportunity to hear officials discuss the realities of

Molly: Drug of Choice for Professionals

  July 19, 2013   No comments

MDMA, or “Molly,” is known as a club drug used amongst young people, it is now becoming the drug of choice for professionals in New York City. MDMA promotes feelings

Addiction in Elderly on the Rise

  July 18, 2013   No comments

Addiction among the elderly is on the rise, as a result of the increased physical pain, and depression that comes with getting older.  Older Americans make up only 13 percent