Articles tagged with: predictors of drug use

Illegal Drugs

  • Heroin

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

    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 [...]

Prescription 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.

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