Prescription drug abuse rates are rapidly increasing in the United States. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the U.S. makes up only 5 percent of the world’s population, yet it is responsible for the consumption of 75 percent of the world’s prescription drugs. Abuse of prescription drugs occurs who the drug is taken in a manner other than its intended purpose such as to get high.
Prescription drug abuse can take over someone's life if help isn't found. It doesn’t have to be this way though. For those who are struggling with prescription drug abuse and addiction, help is only a phone call away.
With 91 Americans dying each day from an opioid overdose, as per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), opioid addiction has emerged as a potential health threat in the United States. Causing the worst drug crisis in the history of America, the opioid epidemic took more than 33,000 lives in 2015, according to […]Read Full Article
Sports in high school is often synonymous with injuries. Although most sports activities are associated with injuries, sprains and muscle tears, the frequency and severity of injuries are more in contact sports such as hockey, football, lacrosse and wrestling. A decade earlier, sports in school was considered a fun activity, but with increasing competition, students […]Read Full Article
Many children around the world encounter neglect or emotional abuse that often goes undetected. This is because emotional abuse is a silent killer with no visible signs and symptoms. A recent study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors in March 2017 revealed that children who are being emotionally abused or neglected are vulnerable to develop […]Read Full Article