Prescription drug abuse hits close to home – Milton Daily Standard

Posted by - November 20, 2017

This post was originally published on this site MILTON — Milton Police Department Chief Curt Zettlemoyer believes the drug epidemic sweeping the nation affects every family “in some way, shape or form.” “We are getting hit with all types of drugs, heroin, cocaine, meth, you name it,” he said. “Prescription drug abuse.” Zettlemoyer has seen

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Adolescent Dating Violence and Nonmedical Prescription Drug Use … – AAP News

Posted by - November 20, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteIn this issue of Pediatrics, Clayton et al1 report on the associations between adolescent dating violence (DV) victimization and the nonmedical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD) using the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System. Given our national focus on the opioid epidemic, studies on associations of NMUPD with other

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We must change the way we talk about drug addiction – UT The Daily Texan

Posted by - November 19, 2017

This post was originally published on this site Last Wednesday night, news that artist Lil Peep, whose full name is Gustav Åhr,  had died of a Xanax overdose sent shockwaves throughout the hip-hop community. The 21-year-old rapper was found unresponsive in his tour bus in Tucson, Arizona,  before a scheduled show. Despite the attempts of

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