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Americans 65 years of age and older make up less than 15 percent of the population, but they consume more than 30 percent of all prescribed medications. This puts seniors at even greater risk of prescription drug abuse and addiction than their children and grand-children. And according to all…

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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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Back in 2014, a study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that public attitudes toward substance abuse are far more negative than toward mental illness. While mental illness has become more acceptable to the public as a medical problem, "drug addiction" and addiction in…

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According to the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health, Rhode Islanders continue to use marijuana and illicit drugs at the highest rates in the nation. The findings, says a news report in the Providence Journal, were no surprise to local experts who have long seen the state at the top of…

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Kentucky’s state drug court program has introduced new rules to allow opioid addicts to continue taking prescribed drug treatment medications, such as methadone, Suboxone and Vivitrol, rather than making them quit such drugs as a condition of the program. Until this past March, Kentucky insisted…

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Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 SUBOXONE AND SUBUTEX Suboxone and Subutex are manufactured by Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, Inc. These opioid drugs were approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2002. Only doctors approved by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health…

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Yes, it’s true, you read that headline correctly. The leading source of opioids for the highest-risk users and abusers are physicians – not the pushers on America’s streets. Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that most people who abuse prescription…

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Susan Shapiro, best-selling American author of nine books and an award-winning professor of writing at The New School and New York University, says a serious, 27-year addiction to marijuana almost ruined her life. And because of how marijuana negatively impacted her life, and new scientific…

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