How Drug Abuse Affects Teenage Brain Development


 

How Drug Abuse Affects Teenage Brain Development – Dr. Annette Bosworth discusses how alcohol and drugs change the adolescent brain affecting mood and memory.

 

Torn apart by drug abuse, family now reunited in recovery

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Family Treatment Court: Superior Court supervises this program to help parents recover from drug use and reunify with children. 360-397-2304 or www.clark.wa.gov/courts/superior/therapeutic.html. • Lifeline Connections: Inpatient and outpatient …
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New Tennessee law targets prescription drug abuse

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Reagan said prescription drug abuse and deaths are at epidemic proportions in Tennessee, as evidenced by a study given to lawmakers during the Tennessee General Assembly's 2011 session. “For the last two years, unintentional drug overdose is the number …
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Prescribing opioids lead to admissions for substance abuse treatment and deaths

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A Viewpoint article published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that the clinical practice of prescribing amphetamines, opioids, and benzodiazepines to treat chronic pain may be contributing to the increase in fatal …
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Riley Regan, Pioneer and Advocate in Alcoholism Drug Treatment and

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Mr. Regan, who had a life-long personal and professional relationship with the field of alcoholism and drug abuse, was the founding director of the New Jersey Division of Alcoholism where he was credited with implementing the Alcoholism Treatment and …
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