Articles tagged with: prescription pill 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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  • Pain of Addiction: Highlight of a Prescription Pill Addict

    Pain of Addiction: Highlight of a Prescription Pill Addict

    Three young people have died of prescription drug overdoses in the last 5 months, and Nick Selig was friends with each of them. According to The Chronicle Herald, the 21-year-old moved to Annapolis Valley this week, partly due to the prescription pill addiction that gripped Bridgewater. Nick Selig is also a prescription pill addict, although [...]


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