Addiction is a serious disease that can truly devastate the life of the person who is caught in its grasp. When a person is addicted to drugs or alcohol, their mind and body suffer serious consequences that can even be fatal if a person continues down the path of drug use.
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Most women are well-aware that drinking during pregnancy can put their child at risk for developing fetal alcohol syndrome and other birth defects. However, new research indicates that even pre-pregnancy drinking can also lead to certain developmental problems especially if the mother struggles with addiction or binge drinking.
Josh Gordon, who plays as a receiver for the Cleveland Browns has been served a strong dose of reality after a recent decision from the NFL has ruled that he is to serve a season-long suspension from the NFL after failing yet another drug test and testing positive for marijuana. This is not the first time the All-Pro player has tested positive for the drug. In fact, during his career he has tested positive for marijuana a whopping seventy times.
Any parent knows that raising children is one of the hardest jobs that anyone could ever have. There is no question that with parenting comes a tremendous amount of stressors, but are parents dealing with stress in an unhealthy way?
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo addressed what has been described by many as a rampant heroin epidemic on June 24, 2014. Heroin and opiate overdoses have rapidly become one of the most fast-growing causes of death in recent years, and many regions are struggling with ways in which this dangerous problem may be addressed.