Articles in Category: Breaking News

5-Year-Old Brings Heroin to Show-and-Tell

on Tuesday, 10 April 2012.

Heroin

A 5-year-old boy brought packets of heroin to show-and tell on Monday. According to Connecticut Post, the kindergartener came to school with his stepfather’s jacket. When the boy’s turn came, he opened the jacket and showed off 10 plastic bags, each containing five folds of heroin. The teacher quickly grabbed the bags, and police were [...]

Radio Talk Show Host Returns After Treatment

on Tuesday, 10 April 2012.

Radio Talk Show Host Returns After Treatment

Sports talk show host, Dan McNeil, made his way back to the airwaves after a six-week hiatus. According to ChicagoTribune.com, McNeil told the world he spent time focusing on treatment for depression and substance abuse. McNeil writes a weekly column for the Chicago tribune, as well. He claims to currently be receiving assistance from an [...]

Could Facebook Photos Contribute To Teens Urge To Drink?

on Tuesday, 10 April 2012.

Could Facebook Photos Contribute To Teens Urge To Drink?

Teens face a lot of stress, and sometimes they turn to drinking and drugs to cope with that stress. According to Huffington Post, some teens start being exposed to pictures of other teens drinking and drugging on Facebook, and it makes them want to try it. In 2010, Joseph Califano Jr., the chairman and founder [...]

Tips For Dealing With Substance Abuse in the Workplace

on Tuesday, 10 April 2012.

Tips For Dealing With Substance Abuse in the Workplace

How can you tell a coworker has a substance abuse problem, and what do you do about it? BellinghamHerald.com gives a few tips. -WATCH FOR SIGNS. According to the Drug Enforcement Agency, signs that may indicate a coworker’s substance abuse problem include work absences with no notification, frequent disappearances from the work site, work performance [...]