Friday, February 15, 2013

Racial Differences Found in Opioid Treatment for Pain | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Racial Differences Found in Opioid Treatment for Pain | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Teens with ADHD More Likely to Have Substance Abuse Issues | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Teens with ADHD More Likely to Have Substance Abuse Issues | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Six States Report Cases of Kidney Damage Linked to Synthetic Marijuana | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Six States Report Cases of Kidney Damage Linked to Synthetic Marijuana | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Commentary: Why the Term “Enabling” Does More Harm Than Good | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Commentary: Why the Term “Enabling” Does More Harm Than Good | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Florida Task Force on Prescription Drug Abuse and Newborns Releases Report | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Florida Task Force on Prescription Drug Abuse and Newborns Releases Report | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill to Strengthen Mental Health Care | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill to Strengthen Mental Health Care | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

For Problem Drinkers, Depression Often the Result of Heavy Drinking | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

For Problem Drinkers, Depression Often the Result of Heavy Drinking | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Accidental Poisonings from Prescription Drugs on the Rise in Pets | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Accidental Poisonings from Prescription Drugs on the Rise in Pets | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Teens with ADHD More Likely to Have Substance Abuse Issues | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Teens with ADHD More Likely to Have Substance Abuse Issues | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Commentary: Smokers With Mental Illness Deserve Treatment | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Commentary: Smokers With Mental Illness Deserve Treatment | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

No pain, please, we're British



London (CNN) -- In the 23 years since he tried to break up a robbery in central London, Ian Semmons hasn't spent a day without severe pain.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Addiction Expert: Treatment Providers Can Perpetuate Media Stereotypes of Patients | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

"When the media portrays people struggling with addiction in a negative light, it is not considered politically incorrect, and there is no widespread objection, Salsitz argued. He gave examples of jokes about methadone clinics made on two recent episodes of “Saturday Night Live,” and a joke Amy Poehler made about pills at the recent Golden Globes Awards. Late-night hosts Jay Leno and Jimmy Kimmel have made jokes about junkies and addicts, he said. “These jokes aren’t made out of maliciousness, they’re made out of ignorance, and no one objects. But they are hurtful to patients and their families.”

Expert Marijuana Growers in Demand in States With Dispensaries | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Expert Marijuana Growers in Demand in States With Dispensaries | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Rodent Study Explains Link between Binge Drinking and Type 2 Diabetes | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Rodent Study Explains Link between Binge Drinking and Type 2 Diabetes | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Energy Drinks and Alcohol: A Dangerous Mix for Teens | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Energy Drinks and Alcohol: A Dangerous Mix for Teens | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Overdose Prevention and Treatment Program Can Save Lives, Study Suggests | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Overdose Prevention and Treatment Program Can Save Lives, Study Suggests | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

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