Adderall Use in eSports

Although it rivals professional sporting events in size, eSports tournaments have yet to ban Adderall, the "mental steroid."
How Doctor Shopping Spurs the Opioid Crisis Forward

How Doctor Shopping Spurs the Opioid Crisis Forward

One of the characteristics of drug addiction is taking more medication than prescribed, which means that the prescription will run out quickly. Click to read on.
Opioid Addiction Treatment: ERs on the Frontlines

Opioid Addiction Treatment: ERs on the Frontlines

One recent study concludes that the emergency department (ED) might be one of the most cost-effective places to begin opioid addiction treatment.

What’s the Deadliest Drug in America?

Marijuana, opiates, and other synthetic substances doesn't come near causing the total amount of deaths caused by the most easily accessible substance.
Anesthesiologists Re-Thinking Opioid Use for General Anesthesia

Anesthesiologists Re-Thinking Opioid Use for General Anesthesia

Not only do physicians now want to limit the use of opioids in surgical procedures, but patients who fear drug addiction or who have been in addiction recovery would also…
Trump Approves Opioid Bill to Curb Drug Crisis

Trump Approves Opioid Bill to Curb Drug Crisis

On Oct. 24, President Donald J. Trump signed into law a legislative package, called the Support for Patients and Communities Act.

The Big Benzo: Unpacking Xanax Use in America

Xanax use is rising, leading to higher overdose rates and other negative consequences. Learn more about its role in the nation’s prescription drug epidemic.
Pharmacists and Legalized Marijuana: An Uneasy Relationship

Pharmacists and Legalized Marijuana: An Uneasy Relationship

Medical marijuana is legal in a majority of states, although the rules vary with the type and amount of cannabis that a person can buy as well as the allowable…

COVID-19 Unemployment Rates

The coronavirus pandemic is contributing to rising unemployment numbers, which may have another unfortunate side effect: increased rates of substance use disorders.