Drug Classes Teach About History of Marijuana

by Mike Miller August 17, 2013
Cannabis has been used as a medical treatment for thousands of years all over the world, so it has a very rich history. The legal history of cannabis in the United States dates back to as early as the 1860s, when they began to place restrictions and regulations on the sale of it. Cannabis continues to be one of the most popular drugs throughout the United States today and its history is a long and important one. The growing of cannabis plants began as early as the year 1619 when King James I or... [More]

Take a 12 Hour Drug Class before Using Adderall

by Mike Miller March 28, 2013
This is the eighth in a series of blogs addressing the prescription medication Adderall. Why so many consecutive entries on one drug, you ask? Believe me, we cannot have enough. Adderall is becoming a series problem for those of all ages. In our previous entry I looked at the problem with “adult on-set Adderall addiction.” The premise here is that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the only valid reason for prescribing the stimulant, Adderall. ADHD is a medical condi... [More]

Drug Education Classes are Part of Oregon’s Success

by Mike Miller January 31, 2013
Does Oregon have the answer to help curb drug use? West Virginia thinks so. West Virginia, with its horrific problems with prescription medications and heroin has a long way to go toward getting a grip on the rampant substance-abuse problem and developing a strategy that provides people the help they need to pull themselves out of addiction. As reported in www.herald-dispatch.com. Interestingly, they might want to look toward Oregon and its approaches as a guide. In the Beaver State, helping a... [More]

Clergy See the Need for 12 Hour Drug Classes

by Mike Miller December 18, 2012
With our nation plagues by addiction to prescription medication, it is time that everyone joins in the battle to combat this problem. Joining the fight are members of the clergy. Houses of worship often are the first point of contact for families struggling with substance abuse and mental illness. As reported in www.silive.com. Many churches and social health organizations are joining together for the sole purpose of combating the very high rates of drug and alcohol abuse. The idea is to get ... [More]

12 Hour Drug Classes Help When a Loved One is an Addict

by Mike Miller November 20, 2012
Over the past we or so we have been examining the signs that addicts give off. First, they lie. Second, they tend to hang around other addicts and substance abusers. Third, they develop a lifestyle that revolves around their addiction. This is the fifth and final installment of our blog series examining the signs addicts give off. In this installment we answer the question of what to do if you or someone you care about exhibits the sings of an addict. As reported in newswatch.nationalgeographic... [More]