Articles tagged with: Summit County Colorado

Illegal Drugs

  • Treating Chronic Pain In Opioid Addicted Patients

    Opioid addiction is one of the fastest growing diseases in the country. Each year, thousands of people face addiction to prescription painkillers or heroin, which is made from the same substance as painkillers like vicodin. Opiates are a highly addictive drug that also carry with them serious risks for overdose and other severe health issues.

Prescription Drugs

  • Why Escapism is So Attractive to Addicts

    There are a myriad of factors that can contribute to the development of addiction and some of them are unavoidable such as genetic and psychological vulnerability. However, one of the reasons people begin to drink or use drugs is that their substance abuse serves as a method of escape from reality.

Celebrities

  • Ex-NFL Player Arrested a Second Time in Three Days

    Ex-NFL Player Arrested a Second Time in Three Days

    Former NFL Quarterback, Ryan Leaf, was arrested again on Monday, just days after he posted bail on similar charges of burglarizing a home to steal prescription drugs. According to The Associated Press, Leaf was arrested on Friday after police found oxycodone pills in his golf bag that a friend later said were taken from his home.

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