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1 hr ago | Blackburn Citizen
NHS officials have reported a surge in the number of middle-aged patients being admitted to hospital for alcohol and drug abuse.
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4 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
Richie Sambora appeared at the close of last night's anti-drug forum in Stafford, a curious participant best known for his talk-box guitar playing in megaband Bon Jovi.
4 hrs ago | Examiner.com
When you or a loved one have made the decision to seek help for your drug or alcohol addiction, it can be a scary time.
5 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Athlete Lamar Odom and TV personality Khloe Kardashian arrive at the 2011 Teen Choice Awards held at the Gibson Amphitheatre on August 7, 2011 in Universal City, California.
9 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
Lawmakers in Columbus are working to choke off the pipeline that often starts with overgenerous prescriptions for painkillers and ends in a fatal heroin overdose.
Demi Lovato has gone through some dark times with a drug and alcohol addiction that she had until recently kept secret.
San Jose is again mulling a total ban on the eighty or so medical marijuana collectives renting retail storefronts in the city.
The news tends to move rather quickly on Cleveland.com . Here are some stories from the past 12 hours you might have missed, including the ongoing debate over whether Congress should extend unemployment benefits, new bills in the Statehouse that could curb prescription drug and heroin abuse, and the formation of the Lake Erie Caucus.
Joe Putignano 's life has been defined by extreme contrast; he has reached the remarkable heights of professional fame as a world-class acrobat, and fallen to the tragic lows of heroin addiction.
Monroe County health officials are calling it an "epidemic" - the proliferation of fatal heroin overdoses that continue to claim young lives.
The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit working to find evidence-based solutions to adolescent substance use, today launched a comprehensive new digital resource that helps parents better understand the potential life-saving benefits of medication-assisted treatment.
An all-out war has been waged against drugs in Ocean County, but the top lawman tells us, the real fight is for survival.
The singer has admitted that during a dark period in her life she would even smuggle the drug onto aeroplanes.
California Highway Patrol Officer Travis Herbert checks for nystagmus - the involuntary twitching of eyes, one of the telltale signs of drug or alcohol use - in test subject Kenneth Durham, vice principal at Emerson Junior High School.
Javad, age 45, an Iranian drug addict who used to be a truck driver, injects himself with heroin at a park in a working class neighborhood in southern Tehran on June 28, 2006.
To help curb a statewide issue, the University of Idaho is working to reduce the number of student suicides with the help of the Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention Grant, a national grant that aims to educate the public on suicide prevention and bystander intervention.
Sitting in her hospital bed at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Jamie Peterson extends her arms to reveal needle tracks.