The sad story of Gary, Indiana provides a vivid illustration of research that finds increasing unemployment correlates with increasing overdose losses.
Many eyes are watching Oklahoma State’s lawsuit against pharmaceutical corporation Johnson & Johnson. The outcome of this trial could set a precedent for the nearly 2,000 other lawsuits filed against pharmaceutical businesses and their executives.
In a lawsuit filed by the State of Oklahoma, we are learning more about how Johnson & Johnson helped create the opioid epidemic that has robbed more than a half-million Americans of their lives.
I put my sobriety first, and everything else falls into place for me…” Before Narconon , I never gave myself any time to focus and put myself first. This is the first time in my life that I can now do that. I know that I never have to be alone.
Right on the Nebraska-South Dakota line, four liquor stores in a town of 14 residents move 4 million cans of beer into the hands of drinkers each year. The effects of all this alcohol on the dry reservation adjacent to town are disastrous. The closure of these stores is a single step in the right direction.
Making the Top 15 List of Addicted Cities is not exactly something the Enid Chamber of Commerce wants to promote to visitors. But perhaps it’s better that the citizens of Enid know the situation in their own town.
If you look closely, there are plenty of signs that senior citizens may simply be loaded up with pills rather than receiving the right care to heal their injuries or ailments. In some cases, this has put so many pills in the hands of the elderly that they take to selling them just to make ends meet.…
For many senior citizens, money is pretty tight. Most are on fixed incomes and it may be a struggle to make ends meet. Add in the complicating factor that many seniors are also in pain from various causes and may be prescribed painkillers paid for by Medicare. Perhaps it’s not surprising that some of our senior citizens have taken to selling their pills to supplement their incomes.…
In Part I of this series, we informed parents how to detect the use of the “study drug” and prescription stimulant Adderall, marijuana and opioids like heroin or painkillers. In this article, we will cover detection of inhalants, alcohol, cough syrup and synthetic drugs.
It is more important at this moment than ever before, that parents are able to identify drug use in their children. Why?