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Report Shows that Bath Salts Drugs Were Involved in Nearly 23,000 Emergency Department Visits in 201

Sep 17, 2013

According to a new report, an estimated 22,904 emergency room visits were linked to “bath salts,” a synthetic drug, in 2011.

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How heroin is invading America’s schools

Sep 17, 2013

Heroin use has expanded to teens as is has become easier to purchase and consume in a snort-able capsule format.

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Talk to your kids about prescription medications

Sep 16, 2013

When parents talk to their children about drugs they are usually referring to alcohol or illegal drugs.

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National Treatment Admissions for Opiates Other Than Heroin Continue to Increase

Sep 16, 2013

According to statistics pulled from the national Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS), the percentage of admissions tostate-funded substance abuse treatment centers citing opiates other than heroin as the primary substance of abuse continues to rise.

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What You Need to Know about Synthetic Drugs

Sep 13, 2013

In Colorado, state health authorities and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating a number of hospitalizations and deaths believed to be caused by synthetic marijuana.

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Ask and tell on teen substance abuse

Sep 13, 2013

In September the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) published the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

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High in Cars: More High School Seniors Hits the Road after Smoking Pot

Sep 12, 2013

According to a recent report published in the American Journal of Public Health, a growing number of high school seniors are getting into cars after smoking marijuana or with someone who has.

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Think Marijuana is Harmless? Think Again.

Sep 11, 2013

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2.3 million people in the U.S. 12 or older sought treatment for and illicit drug or alcohol use at a treatment facility in 2011.

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Teen Makes Dramatic Recovery After Smoking Synthetic Marijuana

Sep 11, 2013

Nine months after battling the damage inflicted by synthetic marijuana, high-schooler Emily Bauer went back to school.

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DEA Insists Cold Drug Can Be Used in Meth-Making

Sep 10, 2013

A new cold and allergy decongestant being sold nationwide is being marketed as difficult to use to make methamphetamine.

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Molly What Clubgoers Say About the Drug And Why Officials Are Worried

Sep 06, 2013

The club drug Molly has been linked to at least four deaths on the East Coast in recent weeks.

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National Survey Shows Continued Reduced Levels of Prescription Drug Use Among Young Adults

Sep 04, 2013

A recent report by the Substance and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) revealed that the rate of teen prescription drug use continues to remain at its lowest point since 2009.

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New York Rave Cancelled After Two Deaths, Apparently Overdoses

Sep 01, 2013

The last day of Electric Zoo, a three-day electronic music festival in New York City, was cancelled after two attendees died from what appears to be Ecstasy overdoses.

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Substance Use by Adolescents on an Average Day is Alarming

Aug 29, 2013

According to a recent Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) report, the number of teens using marijuana daily could almost fill up the Indianapolis Speedway two and a half times.

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6 Tips for Talking to Kids about Drugs – From a Former Addict

Aug 28, 2013

According to a recent study by The Partnership at Drugfree.org, Hispanic teens are more likely to abuse illegal and prescription drugs than other groups.

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