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National Drug Take-Back Day

  April 29, 2016   No comments

Are you one of the millions of Americans that has unused prescription medication in your medicine cabinet? If so, now is your chance to safely dispose of those. Tomorrow, Saturday April

W-18: A Dangerous and Addictive Drug

  April 28, 2016   No comments

Health officials are growing concerned about the drug W-18, a powerful painkiller medication that is making its way into North America. The drug was developed in Canada over 30 years

ADHD Linked to Video Game Addiction

  April 27, 2016   No comments

A study finds that men with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are likely to use video games as an escape from their disorder. The study, published in the journal Psychology of

Many Older Adults Being Prescribed Narcotic Medications

  April 26, 2016   No comments

A study published earlier this year in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology finds that the older population is more sensitive to narcotics and their side effects, but this population

Low Income Areas Need Recovery Resources

  April 25, 2016   No comments

Drug use in low-income and resource-poor communities is much more prevalent than in communities with access to employment and strong family relationships, finds a study published in Substance Use and

Teen Gambling On The Rise

  April 22, 2016   No comments

Gambling online is increasing in popularity, especially among teenagers. According to a Canadian based study published in BMC Public Health, teen gambling is on the rise and many are at

Safe Ways to Dispose of Prescription Medication

  April 21, 2016   No comments

Thousands of Americans have unused or expired prescription medication sitting in their medicine cabinets. This leaves children and addicts with easy access to pills that can be very dangerous. It

Prom Night and Alcohol Use

  April 19, 2016   No comments

As prom season gets underway, parents begin to worry about the safety of their children on this special night. It is common knowledge that parties are held after the school

Lean On Me

  April 18, 2016   No comments

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist I can remember at the end of my active addiction, my run was lonely and depressing. I only had friends that wanted to use

Smoking Waterpipe Damages Lung Airways

  April 15, 2016   No comments

Data published in a study in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care of Medicine states that hookah and waterpipe users have high lung function abnormalities.