Miramar Laguna Beach Blog

March 11, 2016

Inside the Synthetic Marijuana Epidemic

From Patriots linebacker Chandler Jones to the residents of upstate New York, synthetic marijuana has affected Americans around the country. […]
March 2, 2016

Illicit Drug Trafficking Contributing to High Addiction Rates

Illicit Drug Trafficking Contributing to High Addiction Rates The drug trafficking business in Mexico is worth an estimated $50 billion […]
February 26, 2016

The Invisible Drug Abuse Epidemic Among Older Adults

Although it’s common to associate addiction with younger demographics, a new drug addiction epidemic is on the rise among America’s […]
February 25, 2016

Nature vs. Nurture: The Contributing Factors of Opioid Abuse

Five million people in the United States are affected by opioid abuse every year. The rise in popularity of opioid […]
February 17, 2016

What Makes a Habit So Hard to Break?

As anyone aiming to lose weight for a New Year’s resolution or give up tanning in Irvine, California for Lent […]
January 14, 2016

Opioid and Other Drug Overdose Deaths Hit Record Levels in US

A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released in late December 2015 chronicled the disturbing rise […]
December 21, 2015

Drug Use and Abuse Around the World

Drug use is prevalent around the globe—no continent is free from illicit substance abuse. According to the United Nations Office […]
December 8, 2015

Does Marijuana Abuse Lead to Schizophrenia?

In 2014, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration reported cannabis—otherwise known as marijuana—is the most commonly-used illicit drug […]
November 27, 2015

The Decades of Drug Abuse in the United States

It seems that problems with drugs and alcohol have been a part of society for decades—which is, in fact, the […]
November 26, 2015

One in Ten Americans Face Drug Disorders

Drug rehab centers in Escondido, Calif. and other locations help thousands of adults struggling with addiction every year. And according […]