Mental Illness and Addiction: Nature vs. NurtureDuring National Recovery Month, which is September, we took a look at new perspectives on the causes of addiction.
Improving Your Working Memory Is Key To Avoiding Drug And Alcohol AddictionIf you want to know how to stop kids from even experimenting with drugs and alcohol, you may be surprised to learn simple testing and subsequent intervention from a young age may be just the thing.
Did You Know The Way Drugs Are Taken Create Addiction In The Brain?If you’re on a mission to end the plight of drug addiction, you might want to read up on how addiction is manifested in the brain and cemented in such a way which creates physical and psychological dependencies.
Beating The Urge: 4 Ways To Prevent RelapseWhether you are a recovering addict or a member of an addict’s support system, the possibility of relapse is a constant threat looming in the back of your mind.
5 Tips To Protect Against Prescription Drug AbuseAmerica, we have a problem; prescription drug abuse.
Broward Grand Jury To Address Flakka, Synthetic DrugsBroward County, the epicenter of the dangerous designer drug Flakka, is taking charge in its fight against the designer drug.
Three Looking At Prison For Synthetic Drug 'Spice' ConspiracyThree Floridians are looking at stretches in prison after pleading guilty to a conspiracy to acquire and distribute the illegal synthetic drug known as "spice."
Sheriff: 1 Dead As 11 People Overdose In Central FloridaPolice are investigating at least 11 overdoses that resulted in one death in Cape Canaveral and Merritt Island.
$13.7M In Drugs Offloaded In Miami BeachCoast Guard officials in Miami Beach offloaded $13.7 million worth of cocaine and marijuana on Friday.
AG Pam Bondi Wants To Warn Parents About FlakkaAs many students greet another summer, Florida’s attorney general wants to warn parents about flakka—a synthetic drug which is growing in popularity.
Court Docs: Woman Accused Of Smuggling Used Honey To Swallow PelletsA 28-year-old Pembroke Pines woman spent five days in the hospital passing drug pellets that amounted to almost 1.5 pounds of cocaine.
Increasingly Popular Synthetic Drug Behind Bizarre Crimes There is a common element between several bizarre incidents in Florida—an increasingly popular synthetic designer drug called flakka.