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.
Unlike tobacco companies, alcohol companies are free to advertise their products on television. By doing so, they are exposing their products to millions of people, many of which are underage
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
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
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
In hopes of detecting signs and symptoms of substance use disorders such as alcoholism, April 7th has been named National Alcohol Screening Day. Detecting substance use disorders early can help
Physicians are prescribing high amounts of opioid medications to patients after noninvasive surgeries, according to a study published in JAMA. These amount and dosage of the prescriptions may be unnecessary
Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist When I first got clean, there was this “old timer” I learned from in the rooms that had been around for over a decade.
According to the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), the average gamer plays about eight hours of video games per week. In these video games, there are often images of substances
Sales of alcoholic sodas totaled $116 million in 2015, making it one of the top alcoholic trends of the year. Beginning with alcoholic root beer, this trend snow balled into