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Proposed Tax Could Help Fund Heroin Addiction Treatment

  May 2, 2014   No comments

Gov. Chris Christie proposed a tax on electronic cigarettes and some political figures feel the funds should be used to expand drug treatment services and help fight the heroin epidemic

If nothing changes, nothing changes?

  May 1, 2014   No comments

In a 12 step meeting, it’s not unusual that you’ll hear somebody say “well, if nothing changes, nothing changes”. This cliché basically means that “if you keep doing what you

Casey Planning to Help the Pennsylvania Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis

  April 28, 2014   No comments

Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania announced that he helped to launch a bipartisan working group in an effort to tackle the increasing prescription drug abuse cases reported throughout the state.

Experts Warn of Alcohol Abuse by Moms

  April 25, 2014   No comments

Often times play dates consist of kids playing while mommy enjoys a glass or two of wine. Experts worry that mothers are abusing alcohol and putting themselves and their kids

“Growing Pains” Star Jeremy Miller Battles Addiction

  April 24, 2014   No comments

Jeremy Miller who played the beloved blonde hair boy, Ben Seaver on the hit series, “Growing Pains” speaks out about his battle with alcohol addiction. After the successful family series

Rutgers’ Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs Plays an Important Role

  April 23, 2014   No comments

For more than 75 years, The Rutgers’ Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs has provided a place where researchers can publish their studies. This journal has helped to play

Cape May County Tops List with Highest Drug Abuse Rate

  April 22, 2014   No comments

Cape May County home to Ocean City, Cape May and other resort towns is now known for something other than it’s beaches. According to statistics from the Division of Addiction

FDA Approves Portable Drug Overdose Treatment

  April 21, 2014   No comments

The FDA has approved an emergency drug overdose treatment for use in homes and community settings. The treatment is a pocket-size injector filled with medication that reverses the effects of

A New Way To Prevent Relapse

  April 18, 2014   No comments

A new study released by Penn Medicine shows that the drug Baclofen, commonly used to prevent spasms in patients with spinal cord injuries and neurological disorders may be able to

Pennsylvania Looks to Create Drug Registry

  April 16, 2014   No comments

Prescription drug abuse has been the main cause of the biggest drug epidemic in Pennsylvania history. According to the Health Department’s Bureau of Health Statistics and Research, approximately 2,000 Pennsylvanian’s