Category: Drug and Alcohol

Tiger Woods Seeks Prescription Pill Class for Recovery

Tiger Woods Seeks Prescription Pill Class for Recovery After his May arrest on suspicions of a DUI, Tiger Woods has sought and completed a recovery program in order to help him with his addiction. While it is unknown what Woods plans to do next, and if he intends to return to the PGA Tour, it…



The Tragedy of a Drug Overdose Only a Grief-Stricken Mother Can Tell

The Tragedy of a Drug Overdose Only a Grief-Stricken Mother Can Tell An image of a mother helplessly lying on a hospital bed with her dying son has swept the world on social media. This Canadian mother shared the post to send an important message to mothers and their sons and daughters that THIS could…



Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol Driving under the influence of alcohol, or DUI has claimed more than 10,000 lives across the US, and has led to over 1.5 million arrests, which is quite a staggering figure for any progressive society. According to US government estimates, there is a DUI related incident recorded every 53…



School Drug Testing – Things you Need to Know

School Drug Testing – Things you Need to Know Drug testing at workplaces has become quite common but it is also being replicated in various schools. Reasonable cause/suspicion or random drug testing are fast becoming a normal occurrence in many schools. Michigan alcohol screening tests in schools are not the only tests performed on students,…



Does Substance Abuse Counseling Really Help?

Does Substance Abuse Counseling Really Help? If someone were able to get rid of substance abuse without professional help from a therapist or counselor then that would probably a great accomplishment. However, not everyone is designed physically or psychologically to take on their addiction directly – they usually need substance abuse counseling. There are several…



Detroit Substance Abuse Treatment Programs – Lifeline for Teenagers

Detroit Substance Abuse Treatment Programs – Lifeline for Teenagers One’s teenage years are the time when an individual is extremely curious and adventurous, which leaves them vulnerable to substance abuse. Many go through emotional ups and downs due to hormonal changes in their body, and they may use drugs to deal with these new feelings…



Michigan Substance Abuse Evaluation for Driver’s License Reinstatement

Michigan Substance Abuse Evaluation for Driver’s License Reinstatement If you get a DUI in Michigan, restoration of your driver’s license is not impossible. In order to have your driver’s license reinstated in Michigan, there are a list of guidelines and tasks you must complete to prove to the courts that your alcohol abuse is under…



Louisville, KY Latest City of Heroin Overdoses

Louisville, KY Latest City of Heroin Overdoses – 52 Calls in 32 Hours The latest surge of heroin drug overdoses is in Louisville, Kentucky; where Louisville Metro Emergency Services reported they responded to 52 overdose calls in 32 hours (more than double for the prior week). The heroin epidemic has quickly gained momentum through America,…



Opioids Overdose Deaths Epidemic Explainer

Opioids Overdose Deaths Epidemic Explainer – The Next Steps Cuyahoga County, Ohio is the latest location to shine a spotlight on the nation’s skyrocketing opioid problem. CNN reported last week on February 8th at least 14 people had overdosed over the weekend in Cuyahoga County on opioids. We are barely into the 2nd month of…



Good Samaritan Act Law in Michigan

Good Samaritan Act Law in Michigan When many people think about the Good Samaritan Act, they think about someone choking and another person not having to think twice to save him. They know that if they help, any unintentional harm can’t lead to a lawsuit. While this is the general idea of the Good Samaritan…