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No parent wants to imagine his or her child engaging in recreational drug use, but suburban areas are experiencing a noticeable uptick in heroin usage among teenagers.
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Camp Hill, Pa. >> Last week I came across an article on a social media site, posted there from a website called "The New Republic."
This week, government officials, law enforcement, business leaders, healthcare professionals, and substance abuse experts will gather in Atlanta for the National Rx Drug Abuse Summit.
Lucas County Commissioners today officially designated May as Prescription Abuse Awareness & Education Month; one of several steps being taken countywide to address what health and law enforcement officials call a "growing epidemic" in the county.
Law enforcement officers, prosecutors and judges in Northwest Missouri well understand the threat posed by illegal drug use.
The rules for physicians who prescribe opiates are the first update in nine years and come as officials say the state is confronting an ongoing opiate and heroin epidemic.
Home to the only legal supply of research-grade cannabis, the National Institute on Drug Abuse has the power to shape the future of medical marijuana.
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Residents in the Kutztown area are joining together in the battle against drug abuse.
A King County citizens board wants the Legislature to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase to 21 from 18. Looking to reduce tobacco use among youth, the King County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Administrative Board recently voted to approve a resolution to change the legal age of tobacco purchase in Washington State, according to a media ... (more)
Following Tuesday evening's public hearing on the new budget for St. Mary's, two of the county commissioners said requests from school employees resonated with them, and another two said they were interested in providing funding to combat drug abuse.
The Surry County Board of Education at its regular meeting Monday recognized student efforts to raise awareness of prescription drug abuse.
Researchers from Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a study where they took 40 adolescents aged 18-25 and performed brain scans to determine whether or not marijuana usage was affecting their brain.
The brain is a product of its environment. It is shaped by what we do and when we do it.
An effort to train parents, drug-abuse counselors and others to administer an anti-overdose medication has drawn dozens of people in suburban New York.