The Top Five Reasons to Never Touch Alcohol or Drugs

The Top Five Reasons to Never Touch Alcohol or Drugs Everyone knows that living as a drug addict or an alcoholic is not a desirable, positive lifestyle. However, many people believe  using drugs and drinking alcohol is fine as long as you don’t take it to the extreme. Having a balanced view of life and…

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A List of the Most Drunk Cities vs Most Sober Cities in the US

A recent issue of the Men’s Health Magazine compiled a list of the most drunk cities and the most sober cities in the US.  The “drunkest cites” list was compiled from the death rates from alcoholic liver disease, drunk driving car crashes, frequency of binge-drinking in the past month, number of DUI arrests, and severity…

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Top 5 Reasons Adolescents who are Abusing Drugs and Alcohol Need Residential Addiction Treatment for a Minimum of 30 Days

Adolescent addiction treatment programs are provided at The Right Step to help teens overcome their dependence on drugs and alcohol. While there are a number of treatment options for helping teens with a substance abuse addiction to increase their chances of enjoying a healthy state of recovery, it’s important to note the reasons why residential…

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Cyberbullying Linked to Increases in Mental Health Problems in Teens

For children growing up in the technological generation, the threat of bullying has excelled to a new playing field. Nowadays, adolescents have the capacity to harass each other through cell phones, text messaging, picture messaging, e-mail, chat rooms, social networks, and beyond. New scientific data is revealing that both teenage victims and perpetrators of cyberbullying…

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Pill Mills in Our Own Back Yard: Harris County Texas provides easy access for prescription pill abuse.

Recent data collected by the Texas Department of Public Safety demonstrates that in Harris County obtaining a prescription for often abused controlled substances is very easy. In fact, some of the highest prescribing doctors in the state reside right here in Houston’s largest county, Harris County. The clinics responsible for the highest numbers of abusable medications are known as “pill mills” because they appear more like mass-production factories than actual medical clinics.

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Drug-Related Grounds of Criminal Inadmissibility into the United States

If a foreign national triggers one of the US immigration drug-related criminal grounds of inadmissibility (section 212(a)(2) of the Immigration & Nationality Act), he or she could be permanently barred from entering the US. Most drug-related criminal inadmissibility is potentially waivable for non-immigrant visas. Many of those who have been convicted of drug offenses, however,…

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