The Legalization of Medical Marijuana

Marijuana has seen tremendous growth with regards to its legal status in different states throughout the US both as a medicinal substance and as...

Mental Health Treatment for Veterans

Rates of trauma and mental illness are disproportionately high among American veterans, especially those of the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. This segment...

Drug Use in the Foster Care System

Substance Abuse is a major problem among adolescent youth in the foster care system. According to statistics reported by the National Survey on Drug...

Drug Use Among People on Welfare

There is no question that entering treatment for addiction is a decision to make. For those who have become dependent on their substance of...

Drug Use among Veterans

When one enters the military, they are trained for hundreds of hours to be best prepared to deal with the numerous situations they will...

Addicts In Prison

While many aspects of prison reform are still hotly debated, it is still an objective fact that our current prison system is overcrowded, dropping...

The Heroin Epidemic and the Election

As the United States presidential election gains momentum through January, heroin overdoses and drug addiction treatment have become integral talking points within the candidacy....

Terrorism and the Heroin Trade

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