The Opiate Overdose Outbreak The CDC has estimated that overdose connected deaths from Heroin have exceeded the wide range of gun connected murders in 2015. Daily in the United States, an approximated 120 people dies from drug overdose, an estimated seventy-eight of those deaths are from opioid overdoses. Wide spread recommended pain-killers can be responsible for the rise in opioid addiction across the country. Based on the CDC, health care providers wrote nearly a quarter…"Gun Homicides Total Less Than Opiate Overdose Rates?"
Prescription drugs (such as Xanax bars and Oxycodone) were designed to help people get well, but unfortunately they have become a tool that millions of Americans use to abuse their bodies and destroy their lives. Prescription drug addiction is a growing problem, especially among the young, who have access to these medications online and in their parents’ medicine cabinets. With prescription drug abuse on the rise in the United States, it is crucial that those who…"PRESCRIPTION DRUG ADDICTION TREATMENT"
Drug Abuse Prevention Program: D.A.R.E. Drug Abuse Resistance Education The use of drugs increases a person’s chances of developing an addiction. Don’t forget, drugs change brain chemistry and this may lead to addiction along with several other severe problems. So, preventing early usage of drugs and / or alcohol could go a considerable way in decreasing these risks. Whenever we can prevent younger people from trying drugs, we could prevent drug dependency. The threat of…"DARE: Drug Abuse Resistance Education Drug Abuse Prevention Program"