Experimenting with binge drinking in college can lead to serious consequences.
An alarming article talks about a recent meeting in Simi Valley of the heroin task force for that region. It seems there is conflicting data with regard to the use of heroin by children in the local Simi Valley school system
Thankfully, there were no fatal overdoses, but the recent hospitalization of 6 students in New Zealand underscores the global phenomenon of the dangerous drug ecstasy.
Our parent facility, Sober Living by the Sea was recently featured on a Today Show special about Adderall abuse by college students. One of our clinicians, Stephen Odom, drew comparisons to methamphetamine when talking about the...
It seems that the idea of kids abusing drugs and alcohol in college is nothing new. Away from family for the first time, a new group of friends to impress, drinking and drugs can be a social bridge, an event through which social networks can be established, a tool to create a community in an otherwise alien and alone environment.
More than one in five teenagers who has a doctor's prescription for a painkiller or other controlled drug takes more than the recommended dosage. In many cases, teens deliberately take more of their prescription drugs in order to get high. This information comes from a new Web-based survey conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.