Causes of Drug Abuse in Teenagers

Teenagers are especially vulnerable to drug and alcohol use. They’re at a stage of life where testing boundaries and pushing limits is common. Teens also experience a lot of stress from their developmental stage. Their bodies are changing, and their bra... read more

Heroin Deaths exceed Gun Homicides

In 2015, America’s opioid epidemic claimed 33,000 lives. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Thursday shows that opioids, including heroin and prescription painkillers, cause almost two-thirds of all drug- related overdoses... read more