Governor Sam Brownback signed a law last month that requires drug screening for Kansas recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families .
A woman spent two years going to garage sales then asking to use people's restrooms, just to steal their prescription drugs.
"Talk. They Hear You." a new national public service announcement campaign that empowers parents to talk to children as young as nine years old about the dangers of underage drinking was launched Monday by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration .
Up to one in five American youngsters – some 7 million to 12 million by one estimate – experience a mental health disorder each year, according to a new report billed as the first comprehensive look at the mental health status of American children.
Kids will be bouncing, making crafts and enjoying snow cones in downtown Buffalo this weekend.
Regular checkups at the doctor's generally concentrate on physical symptoms like pain or illness - now experts are recommending that annual visits to the doctor should also serve as a routine check on mental health and risky behaviors such as alcohol misuse.
The Orlando Sentinel's Front Burner columns on Friday addressing drug testing in schools illustrate that there are issues about which honest people can disagree in good faith.
Bayard Miller, a senior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, is one of two Maryland students named a Presidential Scholar.
TASMANIA'S battle-weary medical sector has been buoyed by a Federal Budget that has made health and education reform a priority.
State officials and lawmakers have launched a campaign aimed at addressing the issue of prescription drug abuse among teenagers in the state.
R&B singer Monifah Carter rose to prominence in the 1990s working with Heavy D. Nearly two decades later, she is still writing, producing, and singing, and she's also starring in TV One's top-rated reality series, R&B Divas.
Two premature babies slept quietly in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Halifax Health Medical Center on Tuesday as community leaders peeked through the incubator's glass and waved.
Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker and a Democratic candidate for mayor, revealed in The New York Times on Tuesday that she battled bulimia for over a decade, from her midteens until she entered a rehabilitation program at age 26.
After overcoming drug addiction, the former NFL running back established the Chuck Muncie Youth Foundation to counsel teens and adults out of drug abuse.
Jenelle Evans has been dealing with drug addiction for the past several years and while she claimed to not have a problem just months ago, it seems as though she has finally realized that she is truly an addict who needs to constantly work at staying completely clean and sober off all drugs.