6 Ways to Take Action on International Overdose Awareness Day
Drug overdoses can affect anyone, anywhere. This International Overdose Awareness Day (Aug. 31), you can take action in countless ways and start with these six ideas.
The Unresolved Reality of Puerto Rico’s Drug Crisis
Before Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the island dealt with poverty, crime and addiction. Another major problem for the island is drug addiction.
Controversy Surrounding Erin Moran’s Death Revealing Generalizations Against Drug Users
When a current or former drug user’s dies it's all to common for speculation to create a role for drugs in the death even when no evidence supports it.
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.
Residents in This Florida County are Nearly Twice as Likely to Die from a Drug Overdose
The conditions of addiction in this Florida county rival any throughout the state, and many throughout the country.
COVID-19 Map: Tracking Substance Usage During Coronavirus
Use the dashboard to see how adults responded about their past-month drug use to better understand how COVID is affecting substance use and mental health.
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…
The Rise of Benzo Addiction in Men
Benzodiazepines have long been associated with stay-at-home mothers, but as gender roles continue to shift, more men are using the drug.
Why Are 5 Million Americans Misusing Prescription Stimulants?
If you are unable to stop using prescription stimulants such as Adderall, an addiction treatment program can help you break free from the compulsion to use these drugs.