Prescription Drugs

7 Ways to Safeguard Prescription Drugs in the Home

Prescription drugs abuse is a fast growing and serious problem in America today. Statistics show that 80% of abusers started taking or misusing prescription medicine in their early or late teens. Among those teens, prescription and over-the-counter medicines are the …
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The Latest Craze Among Drug Abusers: A Gabapentin High

Gabapentin (the brand name is Neurontin) treats seizure disorders and nerve pain. The drug is used to treat epilepsy, restless leg syndrome, neuropathic pain, and even hot flashes. However, the latest craze among opioid abusers is now a gabapentin high. …
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Homelessness and Substance Abuse

Is There a Connection Between Homelessness and Substance Abuse?

The United States homeless population is increasing every year. What contributes to so much homelessness in our country? Could there be a connection between homelessness and substance abuse? Actually, there is a connection between the two. Many individuals end up …
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