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Probably the largest drug education program for kids that you never heard of, the Drug-Free Communities Support Program (DFC), awarded $86 million in grant funding last year to 697 cities, towns, municipalities and community treatment centers across the country. The funding is used to help bring…

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The new White House Heroin Program Response Strategy is aimed at combating the national rise in heroin abuse by concentrating on regions of the country considered the most affected. The $13.4 million funding has been allocated to what are called "High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA)." "Of…

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According to a 2011 White House study, nearly one out of every five driver fatalities in 2009 – 18 percent to be exact – involved “drugged driving,” the term that describes the growing epidemic of drug-impaired driving, similar to “drunk driving” for alcohol impairment. The latest…

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Christina Huffington was only 16 when she did her first line of cocaine. In almost no time, it seemed, she was buying and snorting the drug regularly, and the drug abuse followed her from high school through most of her college years. The daughter of media mogul Arianna Huffington, creator and…

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The headline on last week’s press release from the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) proudly trumpeted “Youth Drug Use At A Five Year Low, New Survey Shows” with a sub-heading announcing “25 Percent Drop in Marijuana Use by Teen Boys.” But a closer look at all the statistics…

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Continuing the rising trend from earlier years, more young adults abused prescription pain drugs in 2007, while their use of other illicit drugs fell. A report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) shows that the ongoing prescription drug addiction and abuse…

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OUR PATIENTS At Novus, a significant number of our patients arrive with an addiction problem that stems from a prescription drug that was not bought on the street or in a dark alley but was medically prescribed to treat pain, anxiety, sleep disorders or obesity. Our patients became physically…

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A Fremont County, Iowa, teen girl who stole dozens of Xanax pills from the family medicine cabinet, passed them around at school, and wound up in the hospital suffering from an overdose herself, was the subject of just one of hundreds of similar news stories this week that illustrate how serious…

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