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Cannabis-Related ED Visits Rise in States With Legalized Use

Cannabis-Related ED Visits Rise in States With Legalized Use.

A second poster presented at the AAAP meeting examined “impact on the healthcare system” and showed that 10,532,658 ED visits due to any type of substance abuse occurred between 2007 and 2011 in the United States.

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Underwriting

Abuse, incest, poverty, loneliness, addiction.

I am locked in a battle to maintain my boundaries. They have been tightening lately. Shrinking. I tell myself that this is my path to happiness. 263 more words

Alcoholism

News you can relate to

Some news stories that caught our eye this week:

A pair of disturbing articles about the criminalization of pregnant women: Wisconsin’s law allows the state to jail women if they are suspected of drug abuse while… 88 more words

News

Top Warning Signs Your Child is in Trouble

Top Five Warning Signs that Your Child is in Trouble

What causes teenagers to make choices that could destroy their future, and why do they give in to peer pressure? 410 more words

Health

Another time shifting one. (Bit of a mess)

June 23rd 2013
Lily wiped a tear from her cheek with the sleeve of her cardigan. It didn’t have to come to this, she thought. She dimly registered the blotch of crimson blossoming across it as she pulled it away from her face. 1,479 more words

Fiction

Addicts and families of addicts, you are loved (by the Huffington Post!)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eddie-parsons/addiction-and-death-who-w_b_6345030.html

Taboos in conversation:

  • So what do you think about how many people are dying from prescription drugs for pain control?
  • My son is struggling with an addiction.
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Drug Abuse

12-17 Butterfly Swallows Reason

Butterfly, butterfly,

hatching in my throat,

choking,

on a silver threaded grasp,

I wove,

why do you,

struggle?

Death comes,

with white round drums,

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