This does not surprise me, and is part of the problem. Although if someone wants to get these drugs they will one way or the other. But monitoring more closely may help reduce the risk of creating new addicts instead of just dependency.
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Tags: drug addiction, prescription drug abuse, prescription drug monitoring, prescription drugs, substance abuse
Tags: alcohol and drug abuse, bath salts, Ivory Wave, substance abuse, synthetic drugs, teens and srug abuse
A bath salt sold in some stores across the country is making it’s own tsunami party with teens, and adults alike, and it’s called Ivory Wave.
New year’s resolutions, holiday seasons-difficult for the addict and family – Detroit substance abuse | Examiner.comPosted: December 21, 2010 in Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Health, Parents and Teens
Tags: addicts and families, alcohol & drug abuse, holiday depression, New Year resolutions, substance abuse
New Year’s resolutions, and holiday festivities can be a burden for drug addicts because one involves a commitment, and the other a get-together with family, and friends who are probably aware of your problems.
Researchers at McLean Hospital in Boston, in a small study, have suggested that teens who smoke marijuana before the age of 16 have a higher risk of long-term brain damage than those who start later in life.
Girl with Down’s Syndrome found living with her dead mother – Detroit substance abuse | Examiner.comPosted: November 13, 2010 in Addiction, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Drug addiction, Mental Health, Parents and Teens, Prescription Drug Abuse
Tags: Down syndrome, Down syndrome girl found living with dead mother, drug addiction, Ministry of Children and Family Development, parents and drug abuse
A 14 year old girl with Down syndrome was found living in a trailer with her dead mother for nine days in Chilliwack, British Columbia reported CTV News Nov. 11, 2010.
Hyper-texting and hyper-networking posing new health risks for teens – Detroit substance abuse | Examiner.comPosted: November 9, 2010 in Health, Mental Health, Parents and Teens
Tags: hyper-networking, hyper-texting, mental health and teens, research on hyper-texting, teens and texting
Hyper-texting and hyper-networking poses a fresh health risk for teens say researchers who reported their findings at the American Public Health Association’s 138th Annual Meeting & Exposition in Denver, CO, in a report released November 2, 2010.
Energy drink implicated in alleged rape of 14 year old girl – Detroit substance abuse | Examiner.comPosted: October 29, 2010 in Alcohol, Crime, Parents and Teens, Teens and Drugs
Tags: alcohol and teens, alcoholic energy drinks, crimes, Four Lokos, substance abuse
An energy drink containing alcohol has been implicated in the rape of a 14 year old Melvindale, MI girl according to clickondetroit.com 10-28-2010.
Tags: marijuana abuse, marijuana addiction, marijuana and teens, medical marijuana
Is marijuana addictive? Marijuana is a physically, and mentally addictive substance that ruins lives, makes people lazy, hungry and only losers smoke the stuff. The last part of that statement is one of many comments some people actually believe, and usually gets people so heated up they morph into keyboard gangsters, and hurl insults at each other through cyberspace. Here’s my latest article guys.