Articles tagged with: substance abuse 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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  • Purer Heroin Causes 7 Deaths in 5 Days

    Purer Heroin Causes 7 Deaths in 5 Days

    A pure form of heroin caused 7 deaths in the last 5 days in Cowlitz County, Washington. According to KPTV.com, the county’s coroner said the heroin is extremely lethal, causing immediate respiratory failure. Authorities released information about 2 of the 7 deaths. One man died right after using using it in a bathroom, and he [...]

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