Drug Addiction Help

Editorial: State Must Step Up to Help Drug Addicts Get Proper Treatment

Editorial: State must step up to help drug addicts get proper treatment
Insurance companies, including MassHealth, make it difficult for addicts to get the help they need, according to many who have studied addiction and attempted to help addicts. That must change immediately. The Senate Special Committee on Section 35 and …
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Drug addicts lack help – Rural Women
The organisation representing rural women says it concerned about a… Continue reading

$34m to Wean Rural Addicts Off Ice

m to wean rural addicts off ice
Mental Health Minister Mary Wooldridge said the money would support services for an extra 2000 people a year in response to growing use of ice and other drugs. The rapid spread of the methamphetamine has had a devastating impact on regional Victorian …
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Australia warned its ice problem is reaching pandemic proportions and is
Deputy Commissioner Ashton said Victoria had never before experienced… Continue reading

Powdered Alcohol Raises Abuse Concerns; Product Awaiting Federal Label Approval

Powdered alcohol raises abuse concerns; product awaiting federal label approval
Palcohol, a powdered alcohol in the news recently for having its label approved — then rescinded — by federal regulators, could still hit the market this fall, according to the company producing it. Even so, that doesn't necessarily mean it would be …
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New heroin overdose drug OK'd
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this month approved a… Continue reading

Habilitat Hawaii: True Stories of Addiction to Crystal Methamphetamine and Other Drugs

Habilitat Hawaii: True Stories of Addiction to Crystal Methamphetamine and Other Drugs — Habilitat Hawaii: True Stories of Addiction to crystal methamphetamine and Other Drugs is a public service intended to give people a glimpse into the lifesty…

Hawaii drug take-back initiative hopes to save hundreds of lives
Having unused and expired medicine in your home increases the risk of prescription drug abuse and accidental poisoning. Proper disposal also helps reduce the risk of prescription… Continue reading

Does Being an ADHD Teenager Lead to a Higher Tendency Towards Drug Abuse?

Question by princesskbs@sbcglobal.net: Does being an ADHD Teenager lead to a higher tendency towards drug abuse?

Best answer:

Answer by Always Right
yes, because you are already abusing drugs.

Answer by jupustepemepe
No, ADHD is a disease of the 20 century. I do not believe that there is such a thing anyway. But even if there is why should it?

Teen substance abuse is the new 'normal,' school counselor says… Continue reading

I Think I’ve Got an Alcohol Addiction?

Question by ? ? s ? ? z ? Sinister meow-meow: I think I’ve got an alcohol addiction?
It’s just recently started happening.
I’m always drinking! I get back from school, I down a bottle of wine.
I wake up, I drink more wine.
I run out of wine, I go and blow money on MORE wine. I’ve been through the cellar and taken what I wanted.

I don’t know what’s happening… Continue reading