Drug Addictions

Success Is My Addiction Mentor Foundation

Success Is My Addiction Mentor Foundation — Pro Bono video project for the Mentor Foundation USA On January 30th, Mentor Foundation USA partnered with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), The E…

Drug Misses Mark, but May Do Some Good in Diabetic Nephropathy
… the mean rise in UACR tended to be lower for those on the investigational agent than for those on placebo (24 mg/g versus 223 mg/g), the researchers reported during a… Continue reading

27 Investigates: Prostitution Persists in Youngstown

27 Investigates: Prostitution persists in Youngstown
“When you are in addiction, and your money runs out and you have to get well, you think, he loves me.” Smith found police investigate three distinct types of prostitution in the Valley: Street walkers, escorts and massage parlors. Street walkers work …
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Treatment center hosts open house
Hotel California by the Sea, which has a rehabilitation home on Villa Way in Newport… Continue reading

Handling Substance Abuse in the Workplace

Handling Substance Abuse in the Workplace
Although 87.5% reported that they had a written drugs and alcohol policy in place, and a huge 95% claimed to have a zero tolerance approach to employees under the influence of drugs, a high proportion indicated that they would struggle to enforce their …
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Workplace drug tests won't catch all drug addictions
Overall drug use in the workplace continues to drop, according… Continue reading

How Many Drug Addictions Start in Heavy Smoking? (10 Points)?

Question by Eva: How many drug addictions start in heavy smoking? (10 points)?
Most well-researched answer gets 10 points for best answer!

Best answer:

Answer by Robert W
Here are a few links which marry smoking with increased chance of drug addiction. They all agree that teens who smoke are 5 times more likely to begin using other drugs.

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN2327528220071023 – Reuters news article

http://www.smh.com.au/news/World/Smoking-linked-to-teen-alcohol-drug-use/2007/10/24/1192941123136.html – Sydney Morning Herald news article

http://alcoholism.about.com/od/teens/a/teen_smokers.htm – About.com news… Continue reading

Making Noise in the Heroin Battle

Making noise in the heroin battle
In addition to life stories of the devastation to their families due to drug abuses from invited panel members, audience members acknowledged their experiences with heroin and drug addictions in the area. … Rendering aid is a moral obligation, Kent …
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Gay woman wants same-sex marriage to adopt partner's children: 'I am their
After a federal judge on Friday ruled that a state… Continue reading

My Brother Tells Me That “His Drug Addictions Got Him Nowhere but Time in Jail?”….?

Question by Southern California Belle™: My brother tells me that “His drug addictions got him nowhere but time in jail?”….?
okay…does that mean he wants to recover from his drug addiciton???
I love my bro too much…he wrote to me and mom today for the first time in a long time.
is this a first step of recovery??
or any drug addict says this when they are in jail?
or what is ur… Continue reading