Teen Abuse of Prescription Drugs


 

Teen Abuse of Prescription Drugs – Kim Aichner, St. Peter’s Addiction Recovery Center’s Director of Outpatient Services discusses teen abuse of prescription drugs.

 

Mississippi agents working more prescription drug abuse cases than cocaine

Filed under: prescription drug addiction

Over the past dozen years, the number of Americans taking powerful prescription painkillers has nearly quadrupled. So have the deaths. These problems are affecting Mississippi, where narcotics agents are now working more prescription drug cases than …
Read more on Jackson Clarion Ledger (blog)

 

Prescription drug abuse plagues Texoma

Filed under: prescription drug addiction

GUNTER, TX- A growing epidemic concerns local law enforcement as reports of prescription drug abuse rise in Texoma. According to the CDC, nearly a third of people over the age of 12 who used drugs for the first time started by abusing prescription drugs.
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Sac State roommates fight prescription drug abuse with invention

Filed under: prescription drug addiction

LINCOLN, CA – They're high school buddies, college roommates and frat brothers; now, they've joined forces to fight prescription drug abuse. Nathan Langley and Joseph Simpson invented the Locking Cap, which is the first and only combination locking cap …
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