Drug Abuse Dangers

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Nodding Off with Heroin: The Deadly Midnight Danger

The word “heroin” conjures up a large collection of images and ideas. Many of these come from depictions of mass media. While most of these stereotypes would be at home in (or are actually from) movies like Pulp Fiction, the sensational depictions of heroin use (and even heroin overdose) can actually hide some of the […]

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Substance Abuse Prevention Strategies

Substance abuse generally causes a range of health issues including a higher risk of developing an addiction. Research shows that using drugs long-term can cause cancer, lung disease, HIV/AIDS, mental health problems, stroke, heart attack, psychosis, risk of overdose and even death. The good news is that substance abuse prevention strategies are available. Discussing Substance

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National Substance Abuse Prevention Month – Stop Addiction Before it Starts

 Are you are a parent who worries about your child getting into bad situations? Maybe, you are concerned that they will develop an addiction, get in with the bad crowd, drink and drive or get into other types of trouble with drugs and/or alcohol. These are all normal concerns for parents. The good news is

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