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The Red River Hospital in Wichita Falls treats patients for mental health and addiction, but recently have seen even more patients with effects associated with synthetic marijuana also known as 'K-2' or 'Spice.'
Officials in Johnson County want to know why heroin deaths are on the rise. Earlier this month a group of federal, state and local officials gathered to discuss an increase in heroin-related deaths, with 10 already this year in the county.
In an attempt to catch kids' risk of substance use disorders earlier, researchers have just developed a new, quicker screening test for doctors.
Bottom Line: An electronic screening tool that starts with a single question to assess the frequency of substance misuse appears to be an easy way to screen teenagers who visited a physician for routine medical care.
Dr. LaTrice Montgomery, assistant professor in the Counseling and Substance Abuse Counseling programs at the University of Cincinnati, was recently selected to participate in a three-year, National Institute on Drug Abuse training program called Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity .
Experts at the University of Texas at Austin have developed mutant worms that "can't get drunk" and are believed to have the potential for the development of a new form of treatment for thousands of alcoholics in the United States.
'I was pretty messed up and spewing blood': X Factor heartthrob Dean Ray, 22, reveals he was an alcoholic... but continues to post images of whiskey and beer on Facebook As a struggling musician, he confessed to once being so desperate for food that he ate scraps out of a wheelie bin.
Perhaps the best way to describe guitar legend Eric Clapton in July of 1974, as he prepared to unveil his watershed solo LP, '461 Ocean Boulevard,' was as a "wanted man."
Master P also apologizes to wife Sonya Miller while on The Wendy Williams Show, says, "I'm not perfect.
Randy Cole, Chief Executive Officer of the Circle Park Behavioral Health Services serving Florence has been elected President.
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Various techniques from the fields of psychology, pharmacology, neuroscience, and molecular biology are brought together to study the molecular mechanisms underlying cocaine addiction.
Committee on the Prevention of Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse Among Children, Youth, and Young Adults, National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine: Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities Journal of Child and Family Studies In Journal of Child and Family Studies, Vol.
Steve Lukan of the Office of Drug Control Policy says law enforcement around the country are reporting incidents of e-cigarette users using marijuana or hash oil instead of nicotine in the devices.
Marijuana inside the Evergreen Apothecary in Denver. In 2014, Colorado legalized the commercial production, sale, and recreational use of marijuana.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 01:45 am
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