DRUG ABUSE

Ren in Drug Use
July 5, 2018

The Urban Drug Scene

The inner city, “bad neighborhood” drug scene used to look like something out of a B-rate movie or documentary following a minority’s struggle or perhaps a rapper’s rise to fame and freedom from the ghetto. And in a lot of ways, the urban drug scene still looks a lot like this.

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Stable Recovery a Must for Airline Pilots

Like anyone else airline pilots are not immune to alcohol or drug addiction. Efforts to ensure their sobriety is a vital and potentially life-saving endeavor.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Addiction
September 24, 2016

The Danger Zones

There are a number of situations in life that become danger zones for drug or alcohol abuse. Someone who is sober one day can easily step across an invisible line and head down the path of addiction.

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Karen in Drug Abuse
September 20, 2016

U.S. Workplace Drug Use Numbers Going in Wrong Direction

U.S. Workplace Drug Use Numbers Going in Wrong Direction Workplace drug testing company Quest Diagnostics has just released a report on their drug tests performed for companies across the country in 2015. The results are grim.

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Karen in Addiction
September 15, 2016

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Shifts Attack to Women, Rural Areas

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Shifts Attack to Women, Rural Areas In the last few decades, we have seen drug abuse shift its epicenters from inner cities to metropolitan areas in general, and then to suburbs and small towns.

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Karen in Prescription Drug Abuse
August 17, 2016

How to Identify Someone Addicted to Painkillers

America is experiencing a national tragedy – more than 40,000 drug-related deaths each year. More than half of these are from opioids. It’s vital to know how to identify someone who is abusing these drugs.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Addiction
July 19, 2016

Why Do So Many Musicians End Up Addicted?

Why Do So Many Musicians End Up Addicted? For years the music industry has been plagued by drug addiction. Decades ago we had famed artists such as, trumpeter Chet Baker, Billy Holiday, and a number of others.

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