Meth Problem Shows San Diego Needs More Drug Awareness Classes

by Mike Miller April 19, 2014
For most, the stereotype of San Diego, California involves sandy beaches and a warm, moderate climate. But those who know the city intimately, see a darker side. One that is drug-related. Though San Diego is no longer considered the "meth capital," the drug continues to be a huge problem in this Southwest corner of the States. Meth continues to take a deadly toll and the statistics are disturbing. As reported in According to officials from the San Diego County Health and H... [More]

Addictive Drugs - Amphetamines

by Mike Miller October 18, 2011
How many people do you know taking amphetamines? The odds are many of your friends, family and colleagues are taking amphetamines, legally. The question then becomes, especially in today’s climate where the problem has gotten especially bad, how many people are abusing this prescription medication? This is another entry in our blog series on addictive drugs. Amphetamines are commonly prescribed for people with attention deficit disorder (ADD), people with trouble focusing and for chronic ... [More]

Addictive Drugs - a Blog Series

by Mike Miller October 14, 2011
How many people do you know who are addicted to something? By that I don’t mean my friend who is addicted to refurbishing old motorcycles.  I am asking about people who addicted to a chemical substance. Over the following weeks I will be writing a series of blogs on addictive drugs.  The series will begin with the least addictive and move on to the most addictive.  It will cover marijuana, alcohol and tobacco as well as cocaine, heroin, LSD, barbiturates, benzodiazepines an... [More]