You are currently browsing the daily archive for October 22, 2009.

October is National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month and presents an opportunity to promote community involvement to educate parents about the dangers of medicine abuse among teens.  When parents in your community think about protecting teens from drugs, they usually think of illicit street drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, and heroin.  Today’s teens are abusing prescription drugs more than any illicit drug except marijuana.¹ Read their website here which is rich with links. Links by Mary Slivinski

Advertisements

Better put, Opiate Addiction is often treated with opiate based methadone and suboxone.  Now America is looking at treating heroin addiction with pure heroin.  This works elsewhere and takes the air out of the sails of the heroin cartels.  Opiate addiction often starts in the medicine cabinetWorldwide, the use of heroin is growing.  Braving the most brutal of withdrawals, opiate addicts will most likely give in to an equally powerful and enduring psychological craving if they are lucky enough to survive having their guts turned inside out for a week or more.  Quitting opiates is at the very least, difficult and destructive to families and communities.  Sooner or later, many addicts try and substitute their addiction to street heroin with illegal pills, alcohol or legally prescribed drug replacement therapy.  Here are some recent links:  • Time Magazine •  CNN HealthReuters • The New York Times • ABC News •  Links by Drew

your views so far!

  • 113,527 site visits

CHECK OUT PAST POSTS HERE >

Twitter Feed “DadOnFire”

Archive by Month

Calendar

October 2009
M T W T F S S
« Sep   Nov »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  
Advertisements