Save Their Life.Get Your Child Back.

It’s not too late.
To get help now, please call:

Our Blogs

Ahead of Pennsylvania special election, candidates clash over lack of funds to combat opioid crisis

Nearly two months since Gov. Tom Wolf declared Pennsylvania’s opioid epidemic a “statewide disaster emergency,” fund paucity and more budgetary provision to deal with the drug menace remain a key electoral issue for the upcoming special election to fill former Congressman Tim Murphy’s seat in the 18th District. While...

‘Wonder drug’ Baclofen ineffective for treating alcohol use disorders, finds study

Baclofen is a medication commonly used for treating muscular spasticity. Prior studies have shown it to be a promising treatment option for patients suffering from alcohol use disorder (AUD) and some have even cited it as the ‘wonder drug’ to treat alcoholism. However, a recent study by a team...

Alcohol poses a greater threat to human brain than marijuana, finds study

Alcohol consumption is more harmful for the brain than marijuana use, suggests a recent study by scientists from the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder (UCB). According to the study published in the journal Addiction, there is a link between alcohol consumption and lowered...

Introduction of Opioid Response Enhancement Act set to tackle opioid epidemic

As the onslaught of opioid epidemic continues in the country, a group of 15 American senators has introduced the Opioid Response Enhancement Act to help the states tackle the problem. The bill would boost a grant program under the aegis of the 21st Century Cures Act of 2017, ensuring...

Drugs worth over $52m seized by Ohio Highway Police, K-9 units in 2017

Law enforcement agencies are striving hard to combat the drug epidemic ravaging the United States. The authorities are fighting the battle on all fronts, such as the Ohio Highway Police (OHP) that prevented drugs worth $52,418,987 in 2017 from reaching the hands of the people. The increased vigilance of...

31 arrested for drug trafficking; they got instructions from California prison

Even the walls of the prison are not enough to deter criminals from carrying out their nefarious activities. The complicity of the inmates and multi-state street gang involved in drug trafficking came to light after authorities arrested 31 people recently from California and Oregon after a month-long investigation. Using...

DEA updates ARCOS Online Reporting System to help distributors check fraudulent purchases of prescription pills

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has incorporated a new feature in its ARCOS Online Reporting System that will allow the 1,500 manufacturers and distributors enrolled with the DEA to check the number of competitors who have sold a controlled or scheduled substance to a customer in the past six...

New Mexico lawmakers demand medical marijuana access to address opioid crisis

In New Mexico, the use and possession of marijuana is allowed for treating some 21 debilitating or life-threatening medical conditions, such as chronic pain, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Parkinson’s disease, HIV/AIDS, and ulcerative colitis, among others. Now, some lawmakers here are lobbying for the inclusion of opioid addiction...

Oregon regulators fail to monitor cannabis trade in state, says audit

A new audit by the Oregon Secretary of State has questioned the efficiency of marijuana regulators in the state. According to the audit released on Feb. 7, 2018, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s (OLCC’s) monitoring and enforcement system is not potent enough to keep a vigil on the $480...

Kentucky man commits suicide after killing parents, 2 others; drug influence suspected

In what is being called a “horrific murder spree,” a Kentucky man armed with a gun murdered his parents, girlfriend and her mother at two separate locations in Johnson County before shooting himself. According to the State Police, they received a call about 4 p.m. local time on Feb.10,...

Call Now Button