Florida’s Top 10 Counties for Drug Overdose Deaths
While Florida saw a year-to-year drop in its prescription drug rate from 2010 to 2016, the state is one that still ranks high for drug and alcohol misuse. This suffering…
World Drug Day aims to raise awareness about the issues involving drug addiction and abuse. Learn ways you can help support this important cause.
The Drug Addiction Pipeline: Who Supplies Drugs to America?
Find out which nations are responsible for producing the illegal drugs within America causing addiction and how America plans to treat these addictions.
Taylor Nicole Dean is a YouTuber known for videos of her exotic pets, but she recently shared her story of heroin addiction.
Drugs, Crime, and Violence: Exploring the Connections
Alcohol and drug abuse can both lead to criminal behavior and can be used as a coping mechanism by those who have a history of crime.
Life-saving drugs cannot be injected into collapsed veins, creating a problem for IV drug users.
Statistics from a new study indicate that people who quit smoking may develop depression or begin using other substances instead of tobacco.
When people begin using drugs, the way the brain functions begins to change and can cause the person to become addicted to the substance.
Robert Downey Jr., (Iron Man), has had a life-long battle with addiction that began as early as 6 years-old. His father was the person who first gave him marijuana to…
What kinds of chemicals are in vape fluid? Do we know if the ingredients are safe to inhale? Learn more about what is found in e-liquids.
Off-Label prescribing practices can provide life-saving drugs to people who need them. Understand the risks and benefits of off-label drug uses.
Xylazine is an animal sedative that has played a role in an increasing number of drug overdose deaths. Learn more about xylazine and its impact.
Research indicates it may be difficult to find Suboxone treatment for opioid dependence in many states.
Oakland legalized “magic mushrooms” to allow local law enforcement to concentrate on higher-priority crimes. Find out how Oakland is handling the legalization of the hallucinogen.
Fingerprint drug test technology is a new way to detect drugs in a person’s body by collecting a simple fingerprint sample.
Among the many challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an unfortunate increase in drug overdose deaths in the United States.
Do You Live in One of the States with the Fewest Drug Overdose Deaths?
Drug overdoses have increased throughout the U.S., but some states have fewer losses using tactics that can be adapted by the rest of the country to limit drug-related deaths.
Top Regions of the United States Hit Hardest by Drug Overdoses
No area in the United States has been immune to an increase in drug overdoses and the drug overdose rate. Some regions of the United States, though, have been hit…
Orlando Opioid Workshop Inspires Action
On March 2, 2017 policymakers, community leaders, treatment providers, law enforcement officials and citizens settled in to discuss Florida’s opioid crisis.
One doctor proposes using opioid vending machine as a risk reduction approach to substance abuse issues in British Columbia.
HIV Patients Rarely Monitored for Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Study Finds
A new study finds that HIV patients are not only susceptible to opioid addiction but also rarely screened and monitored for opioid misuse or abuse.
Could increased fentanyl production and use in the United States be forcing Mexican farmers to find new sources of income?
How America’s Prescription Problem Impacts Student Athletes
Prescription drugs have become a problem in the United States, and student athletes are more susceptible than most. Why are they more at risk than ever before?
West Virginia's Attorney General, Patrick Morrisey, has proposed measures that would limit the purchase of pseudoephedrine over the counter.