When we examine a problem as big as drug and alcohol addiction across the U.S., we need to come at this from every angle possible. Drug and alcohol addiction in the U.S.
The United States is struggling with a health epidemic, a crippling crisis that affects more than forty percent of the U.S. population. It started as a problem. By 2006 it was a crisis. In 2012 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention labeled it an epidemic.
Perhaps the most prevalent factor of 21st-century drug addiction in the United States is that the majority of addicts are not hooked on illegal drugs. They are hooked on legal, supposedly safe, supposedly helpful, pharmaceutical drugs.
The prescription drug epidemic of the 21st century has the United States in the throes of a constant, vicious cycle of addiction. In a lot of ways, this seems like a problem that we can’t escape from, no matter what we do.
Tulsa, Oklahoma is a city on the Arkansas River. It’s known for its art deco architecture, yet, it has a nasty problem; drug gangs, kidnapping, and murder, all fueled by its prison society. This article highlights the largely unknown Irish Mod of Oklahoma.
On April 21, 2016, another American artist died of a drug overdose—this time, it appears that Prince might have been killed by the Chinese. The drug was found in unmarked prescription bottles and a government lab analysis identified the drug as fentanyl.
One day soon the stock market may not be the only indicator of how well the economy is doing. The opiate epidemic is out of control and its toll on public services such as Law Enforcement and Health Care has the potential to force painful choices….
TIME magazines release of this digital exhibit of the opioid crisis will create enough public outcry that we can stop big pharma and drug distributors from drugging our people and instead of throwing these addicts into the prison we insist they go into treatment.
Kratom is an herb derived from the leaves of a Southeast Asian tree. It’s sold in the U.S. as an unregulated herbal supplement and commonly taken in powder form in capsules or tea.
Big Pharma is killing our country, one pill at a time.