It’s a new designer drug that is showing up across South Florida. It’s called “flakka” and drug experts say it’s extremely dangerous.
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.
A Broward County judge accused of driving drunk and injuring a young man in an accident has been suspended from the bench without pay while an investigation into her actions moves forward.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
A sobering statistic from a new study: more than one in ten U.S. children live with an alcoholic parent.
Actress Demi Moore was hospitalized late Monday in Los Angeles and TMZ reports the hospitalization was linked to substance abuse.
One South Florida man used his education to master his addiction.
The latest fad for teens to get high involves a very large household appliance. YouTube videos even act as instructional videos for kids who want to huff freon. CBS4’s Gio Benitez has the heads up for parents about the dangers to kids who are huffing.
Substance abuse treatment professionals are dealing with an influx of older addicts and bracing for even more. According to federal statistics, a remarkable shift in the number of older adults reporting substance abuse problems is making this scene more common.