When we examine the addiction issue in the United States today, we begin to see very quickly that this is a growing, expanding problem.
Many fatal accidents have occurred when someone has been walking home alone after drinking, whether it’s hypothermia, assault or drowning.
During Luke Walton’s rookie year with the Lakers, he once showed up for practice smelling like the alcohol he’d drunk the night before. As far as he was concerned, he probably didn't think he’d done anything different from the other rookies but Kobe Bryant singled him out to teach him an important lesson.
An analysis of statistics issued by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently revealed more Americans are using painkillers than tobacco.