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Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

By Victoria Kim

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress. MORE  

Drug Use Among Wealthy On The Rise In U.K.

By McCarton Ackerman

Almost half of the survey participants admitting to using drugs are either middle or upper middle class. MORE  

New U.N. Report Finds Australia Has Most Recreational Drug Users In The World

By McCarton Ackerman

The report finds that Australians heavily use everything from marijuana and ecstasy to cocaine and crystal meth. MORE  

Tennessee Teens Abusing Drugs At Alarming Rates

By McCarton Ackerman

Adolescents in the Volunteer State are abusing drugs like heroin at double the national average. MORE  

Parents’ Drug, Alcohol Use Has Huge Influence on Children

By Paul Gaita

Parents who use drugs and alcohol as means of relaxing or celebrating can have a strong influence on children and adolescents. MORE  

IQ and Drug Use

By Sarah Bon

Researchers have found that those with high childhood IQs are more prone to illegal drug use as adults. But what does this correlation really mean? MORE  

Teen Painkiller Abuse Drastically Drops In Ohio

By McCarton Ackerman

A survey found that illicit painkiller use among teens has fallen considerably, while heroin, cocaine, and steroid use has also declined. MORE  

Queen Latifah Opens Up On Coping With Alcohol

By McCarton Ackerman

The Oscar-winning artist also details her previous brushes with the law over guns and drug use. MORE  

NYC Pastor Faces Off With Local Drug Users

By Mei Schultz

A pastor receives threats after alerting police to "drug addicted behavior" around his Upper East Side church. MORE  

Elton John Advocates Harm Reduction

By Victoria Kim

He appeals for tolerance for injecting drug users, rather than policies that "show no forgiveness." MORE  

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