Posts Tagged ‘Drug addiction’

The Alcohol Effects on Your Driving

As alcohol is a depressant drug, the activity of the central nervous system and most areas in your brain will get slow down. This will reduce the chance to drive safely, even though they look like un drunk and unaffected. Alcohol slows down your brain functions, that leads to failure to respond to quick reactions, […]

25% of US Drivers, Who Died In Car Crash Tested Positive for Marijuana

The worst habit that all the substance abusers have is driving under drug’s influence. The chemicals present in the drug make them excited and they don’t even know what they are doing under its influence. Drug Abusers are similar to people who never knew driving, even when they are driving their own car after having […]

Despite Legalization of Medical Marijuana, Pot Use Slips Among Montana Teens

The legalization of medical marijuana made so many people worried about it. But the latest reports collected from different states of Montana from various high schools showed that the use of pot was decreased despite of its legalization. The results from the 2011Youth Risk Behavior Survey, released by Montana Office of Public Instruction, which collected […]

Women in US are Frequent Abusers of Heroin

Heroin abusing has been serious among the teens particularly in developed countries like America. And again among the teens and adults, the number of women abusers are becoming more, creating a threat to the future generations. Most particularly in the wealthy suburbs the problem is even worse. In many a cases women drug abuse has […]

Statistics Related to Heroin Consumption in US

One of the major problems affecting the US society is the drug addiction. Many young people and adults are getting addicted to this dreadful drug. Drug abuse is a serious problem which is affecting every community in some way or the other. The number of the people who are abusing these drugs are increasing every […]

Initiation of Substance Use in 2009

Substance use initiation is also known as incidence or first time use. National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) provides a variety of estimates related to initiation of substance use among the youths aged 12 to 17 and young adults aged 18 to 25. Individuals who initiated use within the past 12 months are […]

Highest level of Drug Abuse Recorded in USA in Nearly a Decade

According to the 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), sponsored by SAMHSA, illicit drug in the USA has risen to its highest level in 8 years. In 2009, about 8.7 percent of Americans aged 12 and older said they used illicit drugs in the month prior to the survey and this is […]