Pages tagged: Opiates

Drug Use in College

Drug Use in College

Jared Rosenthal
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Statistically, half of college kids use drugs (not including alcohol), and 20% are seriously abusing them. It’s important to take a look at the warning signs that a college student may be using the most common of the illicit drugs.

Rising Drug Abuse in Mobile, AL

Rising Drug Abuse in Mobile, AL

Nina Fenton
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Heroin has become a huge problem in Mobile, Alabama with hundreds of people overdosing within the last year.

NJ Drug Advocates Push Opiate Bill

NJ Drug Advocates Push Opiate Bill

Nina Fenton
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Drug advocates in New Jersey are hoping to pass a new bill as a way to reduce addiction the rates of prescription opiate addiction among teens.

CT's Long-Term Care Background Checks

CT’s Long-Term Care Background Checks

Nina Fenton
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The Connecticut Department of Public Health has joined the mission to provide the residents in long-term care facilities with the best and safest care possible by launching a new, comprehensive background check program for direct care employees and volunteers.