North Jersey 'Pill Mills' Cashing in on Painkiller Addiction

North Jersey 'pill mills' cashing in on painkiller addiction
They came by vanloads from downtown Newark. The Medicaid recipients and homeless drug addicts piled into a medical center in a strip mall in Passaic, where they got cursory examinations and bogus diagnoses from a licensed doctor. The patients left with … Read more on

When Relapse Turns Deadly: What You Need to Know About Drug Overdose
Most overdoses occur when multiple drugs are abused, most commonly alcohol, benzodiazepines such as Valium and Xanax, cocaine and heroin. Illicit drugs are often implicated in drug overdoses because their potency … He is CEO of Elements Behavioral … Read more on Huffington Post

Community Members Team Up to Prevent, Solve Drug Abuse in Polk County
The 31-year-old was found dead inside his Vancouver, British Columbia, hotel room a little more than two months after being discharged from a rehab facility. Monteith's death pushed the heroin-abuse trend into a national spotlight, especially among … Read more on The Ledger