Articles tagged with: rural prescription painkiller abuse

Opinion: Small Town Denial Merely Perpetuates Addiction

Written by Eliza Player on Thursday, 10 May 2012.

Opiate Addiction

Being from Louisiana, this article struck home with me. Also, my experience with small town residents addicted to painkillers paints this picture for me. I so disagree with this small town reporter. I want to warn all these small towns like Breaux Bridge, Louisiana...that this problem will not "blow over."

Illegal Drugs

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    Former Heroin Addict Turns Life Around

    In Boston, a local recovering heroin addict shows that life can get better through getting clean. Joe Putignano, once a desperate heroin addict, is now a star gymnast in Cirque du Solei’s Totem

Prescription Drugs

Celebrities

  • ‘That 70′s Show’ Star Talks About Recovery and Recent Arrest

    ‘That 70′s Show’ Star Talks About Recovery and Recent Arrest

    Lisa Robin Kelly, who played Laurie Foreman on ‘That 70′s Show,” spoke with Good Morning America, following an arrest this weekend on felony spousal abuse charges. According to Orlando Sentinel, her mugshot made headlines, much to Kelly’s dismay. She said, “My poor mother has to look at that picture. That doesn’t look like me, that’s [...]
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