Miramar Laguna Beach Blog

July 2, 2008

Understanding Marijuana

Marijuana is probably the most commonly abused drug today. According to recent surveys by the National Household Survey on Drug […]
July 8, 2008

Cocaine abuse may be a medical problem, not a moral problem

Ever wondered why cocaine seems to have a stronger effect on some people than others? A recent study by the […]
July 9, 2008

Household products are addictive

Marijuana, LSD, and other known drugs are not the only substances that many adolescents are abusing. The National Institute on […]
July 10, 2008

Many Teens Get Alcohol from Guardians

Over 40% of underage drinkers in the United States have free access to alcohol through adults with a considerable number […]
July 17, 2008

Live fast, die young

The rebellious youth James Dean inspired the phrase “live fast, die young” and it seems that young people all over […]
July 25, 2008

Non-Prescription Medications are the Latest Youth Drug Abuse Objects

There has been a considerable increase in the number of cases of young people overdosing on non-prescription cough and cold […]
July 25, 2008

Kentucky Study finds Addiction Treatment Beneficial to Society as Well

The State of Kentucky saved $10 million in a year because of its substance abuse treatment. This was according to […]
July 25, 2008

Study Finds Teenagers are Unaware of Nicotine’s Addictive Potential

According to a recent study from Canada, teen smokers are either unaware or are more apt to underestimate the addictive […]
July 25, 2008

Survey Shows Substance Abuse Differences Across Countries

The United States has one of the highest lifetime rates of tobacco and alcohol use and contributed a large percentage […]
July 30, 2008

Can exercise prevent addiction?

The National Institute on Drug Abuse is set to give out a $4 million research grant to plough deeper into […]