September 3, 2012
Garrett Reid, the son Philadelphia Eagles coach Any Reid loved more than life itself succumbed to drug addiction a few weeks ago. Like many drug addicts who overdose, Garrett succumbed top drugs after a long period of sobriety.
With the untimely death of Garrett, addiction is once again in the spotlight, but the perils of addiction can be found anywhere. As reported in www.nj.com.
The 29-year-old Garrett had a highly publicized bout with addiction. Most people who knew him said he was a highly... [More]
January 26, 2012
If you are alive and paying any attention you know that prescription drug abuse is a major problem all around the world. The United States is no exception. Efforts to curb prescription medication abuse have proven quite difficult.
One great idea is prescription drug collection. Unwanted and unused prescription drugs need to be disposed of in an environmentally-friendly way. They do not belong in the water supply and they do not belong in the medicine cabinet or under the sink where they are vul... [More]
November 13, 2011
How bad is drug problem in the American workplace? How many American workers are high on the job? How many are selling illegal drugs while at work?
The arrest of more than three dozen people on drug charges at a Boeing military aircraft plant highlights the growing problem of prescription drug abuse by U.S. workers.
You probably have read about the 37 people, all but one of them current or former Boeing employees, charged with selling or trying to buy painkillers and anti-anxiety drugs at the ... [More]
November 4, 2011
Pennsylvania is suffering from drug addiction. You could include all other 49 states in that assessment.
Philadelphia has started a program whose goal is to coordinate efforts of numerous government and community organizations in reducing the consequences of drug abuse on individuals, families and the community.
Drug abuse impacts the criminal justice system, law enforcement, treatment system and numerous other private and public organizations, especially individuals and families. These coalit... [More]
October 11, 2011
When you think of Boeing what comes to mind? Airplanes, of course. Ah, but a lot more goes on at Boeing besides aircraft!
Agents from the FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) arrested employees and former employees of Boeing’s Ridley Park, Pennsylvania plant and one non-employee in a coordinated, long-term, undercover effort aimed at prescription drug abuse at the manufacturing plant.
Of course, the company, Boeing, is in no way culpable here, but this certainly is press that th... [More]