Articles for Tag: "substance abuse"

A hidden danger of COVID-19 
A hidden danger of COVID-19
This isn’t the time to self-medicate.
1 in 5 Americans suffers from these disorders 
1 in 5 Americans suffers from these disorders
These two problems are more common than you may think.
Alcohol abuse on the rise among seniors, study says 
Alcohol abuse on the rise among seniors, study says
New research looks at the connection between addiction rates among older adults.
Sleeping pill abuse on the rise 
Sleeping pill abuse on the rise
A new report finds the number of hospital visits related to sleep medications is spiking.
What Robin Williams’ death can teach us 
What Robin Williams’ death can teach us
News of the beloved comedian’s sudden passing shocked the nation, opening the door for discussion on depression, substance abuse and suicide.
Heroin users trending older, white, suburban 
Heroin users trending older, white, suburban
Research shows many turn to heroin as a less expensive, more accessible alternative to prescription painkillers.
Proper disposal can help curb prescription drug abuse  Featured
Proper disposal can help curb prescription drug abuse
A new study reveals that more than 70 percent of people abusing prescription meds are getting them from friends and relatives.