From the Jersey Shore to Rehab

Drug Rehab for Mike Sorrentino

From the Jersey Shore to Rehab According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the estimated number of emergency department visits involving nonmedical use of benzodiazepines increased 89 percent nationwide between 2004 and 2008 and that number is rising at an alarming rate. Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, from the reality TV show, “The

NFL Plagued with DUIs

NFL DUIs on the Rise

NFL Plagued with DUIs It seems that every month a NFL player is being arrested for a DUI. With all of these players getting in trouble, they must be getting sanctioned by the NFL, right? Well, not quite. It appears that NFL players are just paying their way out of their DUIs without fixing the

Hightened Opinions

Heightened Opinions In 1972, the U.S. Congress named marijuana a Schedule 1 controlled substance because of its unsuitability for use in the medical field. However, 24 years later, California became the first state to accept marijuana as a legal form of medication for certain health conditions. The debate about medical marijuana rages as more states

Life After the Chaos of Addiction

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Life After the Chaos of Addiction Many addicts in recovery build new lives out of the chaos of active addiction. Although, they turn their lives around, the wreckage of their past doesn’t go away. For former reality star, Alexis Neiers, one of the major mistakes she made while addicted to drugs is being played in

Heroin Addiction in the New Jersey Suburbs

Troubling Heroin Addiction Prevalence in Suburban New Jersey

Heroin Addiction in the New Jersey Suburbs People living in New Jersey are being crushed beneath the weight of opioid addiction. And the problem isn’t limited to isolated urban areas either. Heroin addiction and prescription opiate abuse have spread across all demographics in recent years, enveloping affluent suburbs and remote rural areas alike in their

What is Behind the Rising Heroin Fatalities in Florida?

Examining the Rising Heroin Fatalities in Florida

What is Behind the Rising Heroin Fatalities in Florida? The heroin plague continues to ravage Florida. In 2014, there were more heroin fatalities in Florida than ever before. The Florida Medical Examiner’s office released a study reporting 447 heroin fatalities in 2014. This shocking number more than doubles the heroin death toll of 199 from