By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 03, 2013 10:40 AM EDT
After his daughter's drug overdose last November, singer Jon Bon Jovi joined Governor Chris Christie to sign a bill that encourages overdose reports.
By Scott Malone | Jan 14, 2013 04:52 PM EST
Overdoses of drugs, particularly prescription painkillers and heroin, have overtaken AIDS to become the leading cause of death of homeless adults.
By Amber Moore | Oct 06, 2012 11:07 AM EDT
Opiate substitution therapy offers replacement drugs like methadone or buprenorphine to illicit drug users.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 25, 2012 06:37 PM EDT
According to a health survey sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, prescription drug abuse in America has declined among young people.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 24, 2012 06:07 PM EDT
Giving children instant lottery tickets as a gift can increase their chance of gambling later in life.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 24, 2012 03:59 PM EDT
New findings from a two year study suggest that gay people are seven times more likely to take illegal drugs than the general population, with one in five of those studied showing signs of dependency on drugs or alcohol.
By Genevra Pittman | Sep 07, 2012 10:09 AM EDT
More than half of U.S. drivers killed in car accidents had alcohol or drugs in their system at the time of the crash.
By Amber Moore | Jul 11, 2012 07:51 AM EDT
If you want your kids to stay away from drugs, then you might want to keep teenagers off alcohol because a new study says that long term drug abuse is likely to occur due to alcohol, not marijuana, use.
By Charles Poladian | Jun 18, 2012 01:28 PM EDT
With the legalization of marijuana for medical use, some feared that medical marijuana would naturally fall into the hands of teens. New data is showing that medical marijuana is not increasing teen drug use.