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Coalition Promoting Family Dinners as Anti-Drug Weapon

  September 30, 2013   No comments

Fighting drug and alcohol abuse among youths can start with something as simple as a family dinner. In other food for thought, statistics show that family dinners can whet children’s

PA Colleges Try to Stop Binge Drinking

  September 26, 2013   No comments

Within the past year, several colleges and college towns in Pennsylvania have employed new measures in attempts to reduce the potential for alcohol-infused chaos.Last spring, Pennsylvania State University paid 34

Heroin on the Rise in Delaware

  September 25, 2013   No comments

Delaware has an exploding heroin epidemic, fueled by a perfect storm of prescription narcotics being closely monitored at the same time heroin is at 1980s price levels, easy to find

San Francisco 49er Enters Rehab

  September 24, 2013   No comments

Aldon Smith, linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers was admitted today to an inpatient drug and alcohol treatment facility. Smith, who turns 24 on Wednesday, has had two arrests for

Pain Killer Abuse a Leading Cause of Death

  September 23, 2013   No comments

In Ohio, prescription drug abuse is rising at a very high rate and is a leading cause of death in the state, passing the rate of deaths on the highways.

Pain Killer Abuse a Leading Cause of Death

  September 20, 2013   No comments

In Ohio, prescription drug abuse is rising at a very high rate and is a leading cause of death in the state, passing the rate of deaths on the highways.

Facebook Photos Cause Risky Behavior Among Teens

  September 19, 2013   No comments

Teenagers who see friends smoking and drinking alcohol in photos posted on Facebook are more likely to smoke and drink themselves, according to a new study from the University of

Drinking Linked to Caner

  September 18, 2013   No comments

Excessively consuming alcohol has many more cons than pros—not to mention, you can add increased risk of cancer to the cons list. Alcohol consumption has been linked to an increased

My Name is Margie and I am an Alcoholic

  September 17, 2013   No comments

It’s a frightening city an alcoholic named Margie just stepped into. Temptation is just down the block, and death is around the corner. Mr. Jose Cuervo is standing out there

A Young Women Turns Life Around After Rehab

  September 16, 2013   No comments

A young female started drinking at 11. By 14, she was smoking pot and having drunken fights with her boyfriend in the middle of the streets. At 15, it was