Prescription Drug Abuse

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.
DEA & Walgreens Settle Dispute Over Oxycodone DistributionThe Drug Enforcement Administration reached a financial settlement with pharmacy giant Walgreens for the company violating rules dealing with the distribution of powerful prescription painkillers.
AG Bondi Urges Urban Outfitters To Stop Selling Prescription-Looking ProductsAttorney General Pam Bondi, along with other attorneys general, is not laughing at a popular retailer’s housewares line made to look like prescription bottles.
Fla. Officials: Pill Mills Fleeing For Ga., So We’re WinningThe state's crackdown on pill mill operations has led to the same types of clinics popping up in Georgia. The presence of painkillers and prescription drugs in the deceased declined in Florida last year, prompting state officials to declare victory.
Deaths In Fla. From Oxycodone Abuse Drop Sharply In 2011The fight to stop drug abuse made a leap of progress in 2011.
DEA Takes Back 276 Tons Of Unwanted MedicationsThe Drug Enforcement Agency revealed the numbers from National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day last Saturday and the haul was staggering.
Police: Fla. Man Beats Couple With Bat Over Money OwedA Florida man was arrested after he allegedly killed two people, then drove to the victim's mother's home and asked for money while one of the victims was in the trunk of his car.
CVS Won't Fill Some Doctors' Pain PrescriptionsThe CVS pharmacy chain has fired the latest shot in Florida's pain pill epidemic.
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