Articles in Category: Breaking News

Is Random Student Drug Testing a Violation of Students Rights?

on Thursday, 23 April 2015.

Those who support drug testing at schools say that it has a profound effect on reducing drug use among students. There have been several reports done on the subject that reinforce the need for drug testing in schools. But opponents to random drug testing say these studies are deeply flawed and that they culled their results from only a handful of schools. According to critics of the practice, very little reliable research has been done that supports the effectiveness of random drug testing.

Is it Harder to Treat Professionals with Alcoholism?

on Wednesday, 22 April 2015.

Those who consider themselves professionals are often the hardest to treat when it comes to their alcoholism. These high functioning alcoholics face unique challenges when they begin treatment that require a specialized approach. The following is a guide to the specific challenges that high functioning alcoholics face during recovery and the ways that they can overcome them.

Why Pain Management is Tough in Recovery

on Wednesday, 22 April 2015.

People who are currently in recovery for addiction or even those who have been sober for years face special challenges when it comes to treatment for pain. Any type of surgical procedure or other medical condition that would normally require painkillers to be prescribed can be a risky situation for a former addict.

Are Prisons Contributing to America's Drug Problems?

on Tuesday, 21 April 2015.

As opiate and heroin addiction continues to evolve into an epidemic in the U.S., federal prisons are failing to help inmates dealing with these increasingly common dependencies. Many addicts in prison find that their issues with drugs become worse throughout serving their sentence as they are still able to obtain narcotics and are not getting proper assistance for their problem.