Articles tagged with: heroin addiction and teens

Opiate Addiction Rages Through Orange County: This Is Joey's Tragic Story Part 1

on Thursday, 03 May 2012.

Opiate Addiction

Opiate addiction rages in Orange County,California, which otherwise seems like a nice, relatively affluent place. This is Joey's tragic story, told in several parts. Joey's story is similar to stories all over the country, and this problem of opiate addiction among young people is staggering. Many of them begin using prescription painkillers, often graduating to heroin. The effects of this epidemic are devastating.

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  • Bipolar Disorder And Substance Abuse

    Family History Plays an Important Role in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

    Diagnosis of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder rose 4,000% from 1994 to 2003. Although the disorder is still not listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, many doctors have various criteria they use to make this sometimes controversial diagnosis. Family history plays an important role in the diagnosis and progression of this disease.

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