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Archive for the ‘drug abuse’ category

Prescription Drug Rehab

Written on: June 2nd, 2010 By:

In the US, abuse of prescription drugs is not only rising more rapidly than that of street drugs, it has overtaken it.¬† According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), an estimated 48 million Americans,¬† 20% of the total population, are abusing prescriptions today.¬† That’s more than those abusing all street drugs combined. The […]


Signs of Drug Abuse

Written on: August 18th, 2009 By:

Signs of Drug Abuse Drug abuse is generally a precursor to drug addiction, although not always. Some people start using drugs and alcohol as a response to major life transitions or traumatic events that may be unsettling. This could mean changing jobs, schools or geographic locations or it could be the loss of a loved […]