In: Addictions

The Pitfalls of Taking Drugs to Get Better Grades
May 22, 2013

A couple of decades ago, if a high school student had to pull an all-nighter to finish a paper, he or…

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Drug Abuse Deaths Continue to Rise in the US
April 26, 2013

Celebrity deaths from prescription drugs have been increasingly reported in the news over the past couple of years. Unfortunately, the untimely…

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10 of the Most Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs: PART 2
April 10, 2013

In Part 1 of this two-part blog series, we discussed five of the most commonly abused prescription drugs, including the symptoms…

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10 of the Most Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs: PART 1
April 8, 2013

Prescription drug addiction is on the rise throughout America. The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that about 48 million people…

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Pain Management and Addiction in Athletes
February 28, 2013

Considering the importance placed on sports by our nation’s culture, it should come as no surprise that, more and more, athletes…

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Painkiller Addiction in Infants is on the Rise
February 27, 2013

The latest victims of painkiller addiction are suffering from the side effects of painkillers before their eyes are ever able to…

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Amphetamine Addiction: Symptoms, Withdrawal, and Treatment
February 14, 2013

If you’re reading this, we’re guessing that you were prompted by another in a growing number of tragic news stories to…

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Fueled by Prescription Drug Use, Children Abuse Drugs at Younger Ages
January 29, 2013

Studies show that, because of escalated prescription drug use, children today are abusing drugs at a younger age than children a…

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A Commentary on Painkiller Abuse News by Cornerstone Recovery
December 20, 2012

A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) shed some much-needed light on the truth behind opioid prescriptions…

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ADD and ADHD Prescription Drugs are Targeting Our Kids
December 13, 2012

In the world of drug and alcohol addiction rehab, there are a number of usual suspects that we’re more than accustomed…

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