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People Misusing Medication to Alleviate Chronic Pain

  June 15, 2016   No comments

Many studies have shown that people misusing medications, whether they are prescribed to them or not, are attempting to alleviate chronic pain issues. A new study published in the Journal

New Candy-Like ADHD Medication Dangerous

  May 31, 2016   No comments

A new medication used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children is causing concern. The medication, named Adzenys, is a chewable, candy-flavored tablet that was approved by the

Marijuana Use and Behavioral Problems Linked

  May 26, 2016   No comments

The rate of marijuana use in adolescents is declining, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. From the years 2002

Powerless…

  May 16, 2016   No comments

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist It says it right in the 1st step.  We admitted we were powerless. What exactly does that mean?  The definition of powerless is “without

Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Can Lead to Pre-term Birth

  May 13, 2016   No comments

Twenty-three states in America have legalized marijuana in either medicinal or recreational form. Because it is more readily available, more people are experimenting with the substance, even pregnant women. Ingesting

California Raises Legal Smoking Age to 21

  May 11, 2016   No comments

California Governor Jerry Brown signed multiple bills last week that raised the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 and placed restrictions on smoking areas and sales of e-cigarettes. These

Teens Remain Uniformed on Dangers of E-cigarettes

  May 9, 2016   No comments

Although teens are educated on the effects of underage drinking and cigarette use, vaping with e-cigarettes is barely mentioned, even though e-cigarettes are more popular than any other form of

What is Salvia?

  May 5, 2016   No comments

Salvia is a plant belonging to the sage family that is considered a natural hallucinogen. It is used as a recreational drug, similar to marijuana, by many adolescents. It provides

Addicts Self-Treating Withdrawal with Imodium

  May 4, 2016   No comments

A piece published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine finds that people are buying the over the counter medication Imodium to use to either get high or help treat withdrawal.

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