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Archive for July, 2012

Mothers and Drug Addiction

Jul 20th, 2012 | By

Many moms face nothing more serious than an addiction to a morning cup of coffee or a bag of their favorite chocolate. But for some mothers, addiction to drugs – either illegal or prescription – is ruining their lives, and the lives of their families as well. What may start as a way to escape the pain – physical or emotional — of day-to-day life can become a life-threatening illness
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Are Baby Boomers More Susceptible to Drug Abuse and rehab treatment?

Jul 14th, 2012 | By

A study from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) showed some surprising statistics about baby boomers and drug abuse. The Baby Boomer age group, which ranges in age from 66 down to 48 (as of 2012), showed an increase in drug use and drug abuse in the years between 2002 and 2007. The study covered admissions data provided by the SAMHSA, which is part of the U.S.
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