Michael Martinez Jr. is a drug addict diagnosed with a variety of mental health problems. His mother was stabbed to death by her boyfriend. His father is in prison for his own drug conviction.
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New research from N. C. State University and the University of B. C. finds that a woman’s history of drug use can help predict whether they will suffer from problems with stress and anxiety after childbirth.
As President Elect Trump prepares to confront multiple crises, a serious crisis looms. It kills tens of thousands of young Americans annually, inflicting unparalleled suffering on American families.
It doesn’t surprise me that many people are hesitant about the concept of medication-assisted drug abuse treatment. Treating drug abuse with more drugs seems counterintuitive.
The Office of Drug Policy seeks to elicit, motivate and coordinate Louisiana organizations, agencies, entities and individuals toward the goal of eradicating drug and alcohol abuse in Louisiana.
The mannequin challenge has undoubtedly been the light-hearted craze of late 2016, but this particular version has a truly meaningful message at its core.
President Barack Obama is one step closer to his $1 billion wish to expand access to substance abuse treatment after the House approved a bill to overhaul the FDA’s medicine approval process.
Families are gathering for the holidays. People are seeing each other for the first time in possibly a long time. But something just doesn’t seem quite right with one family member.
The Drug Enforcement Agency issued a warning to police agencies across the nation last week on the deadly effects of a powerful new opioid often mistaken for heroin.
Two Southwest Florida babies have been found dead in less than a week. In both cases, at least one parent had been investigated or arrested for prior drug use.
Laci Giboney, who started on a path to heroin addiction in high school, was the keynote speaker for an Indiana Youth Institute session about teen heroin use at YES Cinema.
As a staggering number of people continue to fall victim to heroin and other opioid addictions, their lives begin to crumble around them.