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1 hr ago | WWLP
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has now moved the commonly prescribed pain medication, Tramadol , to a schedule IV of the Controlled Substance Act.
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5 hrs ago | The Raw Story
A senior fellow at the conservative Family Research Council invoked comedian Robin Williams' past drug and alcohol addiction in a column defending so-called "ex-gay" therapy, Slate reported.
9 hrs ago | Bremerton Patriot
With the recent passing of beloved actor and comic Robin Williams, discussions on suicide prevention have taken front and center for many mental health organizations across the nation.
13 hrs ago | APRN
The Black Bear Apartments in the Mendenhall Valley is one of two youth transitional living complexes operated by Juneau Youth Services.
18 hrs ago | News Democrat
Kentucky has a growing prescription drug abuse and heroin abuse problem, and the scope of the problem is shocking.
22 hrs ago | The Island Packet
A young couple trade off smoking out of a bong made from a mask on Sunday, the final day of Hempfest, in Seattle's at Myrtle Edwards Park on the waterfront.
On Monday night parents can get more information about what some are calling a growing problem in Over the Mountain communities: the use of drugs and alcohol.
Social integration, including strong family ties, can protect one's wellbeing and even reduce the impact high-risk genes have on health.
Current efforts to prevent prescription drug misuse among young adults need to consider peers - but not peer pressure - according to a Purdue University study.
Gospel star Joseph Habedank's new album isn't just a way of branching out on his own; it is also a very personal project that sheds light on his experience battling addiction and finding redemption.
Health Canada is toughening warning labels for controlled-released prescription narcotics as part of efforts to curb rampant prescription drug abuse, federal health minister Rona Ambrose announced Monday at the opening session of the 147th annual gathering of the nation's largest doctors' lobby.
Andy Ryan, 38, the operational manager at national charity Changing Lives Addictions and Recovery Service in York, is set to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world which stands at 19,341 feet above sea level.
ABC News broadcaster Elizabeth Vargas was forced to check back into a rehabilitation facility on Saturday to seek further treatment for alcohol abuse as she struggles to maintain her sobriety.
Williams battled addiction to drugs and alcohol for decades. He was quoted in an ABC News interview as saying that "drinking presents another side of yourself that even you don't know."
KISS bassist Gene Simmons recently came under fire over harsh remarks he recently made about depression, substance abuse and suicide and has issued an apology.
Tallulah Willis , the daughter of Hollywood stars Bruce Willis and Demi Moore has been sent to rehab by the actors.
According to Radar Online Robin Williams is looking "grim and focused." Grim? Yes.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:00 pm
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