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NBA player Nick Young wants cocaine to be legalized
  NBA player Nick Young wants cocaine to be legalized
Posted inAddiction

“I want people to pass cocaine. Everybody needs to do cocaine!” This was NBA player Nick “Swaggy P” Young’s response to TMZ when asked about Canada’s decision to legalize cannabis. Many believe that the 33-year-old Warriors player, still high on his NBA victory, has landed himself in a soup and is now more likely to […]

Teenagers who use heroin are usually poly-drug users, finds study
  Teenagers who use heroin are usually poly-drug users, finds study
Posted inTeens

Amid the ongoing opioid crisis affecting all the age groups, including teens, across the United States, a recent study by researchers from the New York University (NYU) has brought to light some startling facts related to heroin abuse among high school students. According to the study published recently in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, […]

Risk for alcohol and drug use higher among Native American youth, says study
  Risk for alcohol and drug use higher among Native American youth, says study
Posted inAlcohol

Native adolescents in the United States are more prone to alcohol and drug abuse compared to non-native adolescents, said a recent study. The research, conducted by the social scientists at the Colorado State University (CSU), found that the probability of using cannabis was 4.8 times higher among native eighth graders and 1.6 times higher among […]

Sober programs at US universities doing a great deal in supporting students recovering from addiction
  Sober programs at US universities doing a great deal in supporting students recovering from addiction
Posted inAddiction

Groups of college students hanging out in a bar and binge drinking is quite a common sight these days. This, despite the fact that the United States has the minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) of 21. Alcohol and drugs have thus gained easy access to college campuses. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug […]

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