National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. Established in 2011, this awareness campaign was created to highlight an epidemic within the United States. Since 1999, nearly one million Americans have died from drug overdoses–with a record number of over...
Should You Baker Act a Drug Addict?

Should You Baker Act a Drug Addict?

If you know someone addicted to drugs, you know first-hand just how frustrating and frightening it can be when it’s clear that their life is in jeopardy but feel like there’s nothing you can do about it. You’ve likely tried talking to them, giving them ultimatums,...
Drug Dealer Slang Terms: Deciphering Drug Code Words

Drug Dealer Slang Terms: Deciphering Drug Code Words

Despite what the movies and tv shows might lead you to think, drug deals can happen anywhere at any time–they might even be going on around you right now. Drug dealers and users can talk fairly openly through their use of coded language, much of which involve...