Florida’s Top 10 Counties for Drug Overdose Deaths

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…

How to Bring Awareness to World Drug Day

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?

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.

Why Do People Become Addicted To Drugs?

When people begin using drugs, the way the brain functions begins to change and can cause the person to become addicted to the substance.

A (Marvel) Hero in Recovery

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…

Is Vegetable Glycerin Safe to Vape?

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.

What to Know About Off-Label Prescribing

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 Drug Abuse

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.

Oakland Legalizes Magic Mushrooms

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 Developed

Fingerprint drug test technology is a new way to detect drugs in a person’s body by collecting a simple fingerprint sample.
Top Regions of the United States Hit Hardest by Drug Overdoses

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

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.
How America’s Prescription Problem Impacts Student Athletes

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?