Monthly Archives: December 2011

Student Arrest Highlights Heroin Use – Poughkeepsie Journal

FDR Teen faces felonies, officials say youth drug use is up. Written by Sarah Bradshaw HYDE PARK, December 16, 2011, 10:25 pm — The arrest of an 18-year-old Franklin D. Roosevelt High student accused of bringing 91 small envelopes of … Continue reading

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Ecstasy May Cause Long Term Brain Changes

Back By Join Together Staff | December 15, 2011 | Leave a comment | Filed in Drugs & Research Ecstasy may produce long-lasting changes in brain chemistry, a new study suggests. The drug can cause a drop in the levels … Continue reading

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U.S. House Votes to Ban Synthetic Drugs

By Join Together Staff | December 9, 2011 | Leave a comment | Filed in Drugs, Legislation & Prevention The U.S. House voted Thursday to ban more than 30 synthetic drugs, including “bath salts” and “spice.” The Synthetic Drug Control … Continue reading

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Increased Emergencies Involving Energy Drinks

By Join Together Staff | December 2, 2011 | Leave a comment | Filed in Alcohol, Drugs, Young Adults & Youth The number of emergency room visits related to energy drinks jumped from 2005 to 2009, according to a new … Continue reading

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Have You Been Touched by Addiction?

By Cassie Goldberg | October 31, 2011 | 1 Comment | Filed in Our Blog More than 85 million Americans have been touched by addiction, whether they’ve faced the disease themselves or have supported family members or friends through a … Continue reading

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