Articles tagged with: prescription medications and the military

Since the Killing of 17 Afghan Civilians, the Debate of Soldiers on Prescription Medication Has Come to the Forefront

on Wednesday, 25 April 2012.

Soldiers And Prescription Drug Use

The debate of substance abuse in the military has risen to the forefront of the news lately, with the killing of 17 Afghan civilians and also with 8 opiate overdose deaths among soldiers in Afghanistan. This article explores prescription medication that is often prescribed to soldiers for mental illnesses. Two sides of the coin are presented here, in this debate over prescribing psychotropic or mood altering medications to our soldiers.

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Prescription Drugs

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    Methadone For Babies?

    A controversial practice in England involves methadone being given to babies born to mothers who were using drugs during pregnancy. Typically methadone is used to treat heroin addicts trying to kick their habit. The methadone is used as a taper to get a person through the uncomfortable withdrawal and detox period.

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