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20 Arrested for Distributing Synthetic Drug Molly

Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration John P. Gilbride along with US Attorney Richard S. Hartunian announced that 20 people have been charged with conspiracy to distribute an analogue controlled substance called “Molly.”  Based in central New York, the conspiratorial drug trafficking ring had co-conspirators in … Continue reading 20 Arrested for Distributing Synthetic Drug Molly

September 21, 2011

Addiction Recovery

Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients: Pros and Cons

On This Page: The Pros Do These Pro-Testing Arguments Stand? The Cons Do These Anti-Testing Arguments Stand? According to CNN and a number of other news sources, Florida officials once took quick strides toward implementing a new program that would require potential recipients of cash aid and welfare to undergo drug testing when they apply. Some think … Continue reading Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients: Pros and Cons

July 8, 2011

Addiction Recovery

What to Eat During Recovery: Regaining Energy and Health Through Nutrition

Enough can’t be said about the importance of good nutrition to an effective and long-term recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Like a good night’s sleep, eating the right foods in the right amounts can set the tone for your entire day, allowing you to let the little things go and handle the big things without … Continue reading What to Eat During Recovery: Regaining Energy and Health Through Nutrition

June 8, 2011

Family And Addiction

3 Steps to Effective Family Therapy After Heroin Addiction

Families take many forms in America today, but one thing all families share is an intense emotional connection between members. When a family member has a heroin addiction, however, emotional ties weaken. A heroin addiction responds best to treatments that help someone understand how heroin use affects him and others. People with addictions easily deny … Continue reading 3 Steps to Effective Family Therapy After Heroin Addiction

May 27, 2011

Drug Abuse

Priest Accused of Drug Addiction and Other Scandals

Father John Corapi has been accused of drug addiction and sexual improprieties and has been forced to cancel multiple Catholic Charities fundraising events as a result. While the sexual misconduct may not surprise many readers, the reports of drug addiction may be somewhat scandalous. The charges, made by a former employee, have rocked the Illinois … Continue reading Priest Accused of Drug Addiction and Other Scandals

April 22, 2011