DRUG ABUSE

Jessica Bradham in Drug Abuse
October 30, 2017

Help For Families: What to Do When the Head of the Household Is Addicted

While addiction doesn’t mix well with anyone, addiction and parents can be particularly distressing to deal with, especially when the addicted parent is the primary income provider. Fortunately, there are things that family members can do when the head of the household is addicted.

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Jessica Bradham in Drug Abuse
October 23, 2017

The Stress of Leadership: What to Do When it Causes Addiction in Executives

Drug addiction and abuse is a growing problem today and a concern with business executives as the stress of their job can lead to substance abuse issues.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Abuse
July 26, 2017

What’s the Real Reason So Many Artists and Actors Use Drugs?

In the field of the arts, it’s far too common for our beloved actors, musicians , artists and writers to suffer the destruction of addiction to drugs or alcohol. Why are they so often prone to drug and alcohol abuse?

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Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Abuse
July 19, 2017

DEA Guide Offers Insight for Parents on Drug Abuse Trends

In June 2017, the Drug Enforcement Administration released its new edition of the Drugs of Abuse guideline which provides a guideline for parents on drugs their kids could be abusing.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Abuse
July 3, 2017

The Terrible Toll Drugs Take on Small Children

Drug use is hard on everyone, from the individual who can’t stop using them to their parents, siblings and close friends. But it might be harder on small children than anyone else.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Abuse
June 30, 2017

What Stole Our Beloved Carrie Fisher Away?

Following the tragedy of Carrie Fisher’s death, the toxicology report shed detailed light on the way her toxic cocktail of drugs contributed to her death.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Abuse
June 6, 2017

Drug Use in the Culture of Surfers and Skaters

Surfers and skaters like many other athletes have their troubles with drug abuse and addiction. Does the culture in which live and compete make them more prone than others?

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Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Abuse
May 10, 2017

Children of Affluent Families May Be More Likely to Fall into Drug Abuse

Study finds that children in suburban, upper-middle-class families were actually more likely to use drugs and struggle with emotional problems than their inner city counterparts.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Abuse
March 26, 2017

Alcohol and Marijuana: A Risky Choice

Alcohol and marijuana are often used together. Aside from health risks mixing them doubles one’s risk of social consequences such fights, being arrested or problems at work.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Abuse
March 26, 2017

Multiple Drug Abuse - A Dangerous Way to Use Drugs

When the news media carries a story of a drug-related death, there’s very often more than one drug involved in that death. That was the case when the musician Prince died in 2016.

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