Tag: common drugs of abuse

An Exploration of Addiction

An exploration of addiction: The teen years

May 5, 2017

In this installment of our series, we examine how addiction can take hold when our brains are at their most vulnerable.

An Exploration of Addiction

Series: An exploration of addiction

March 21, 2017

In this new series, we will take a deeper dive into the science behind substance abuse disorders and addiction.


DEA report details heroin threat

July 1, 2016

A recent report by the DEA details the threat of heroin and opioid drug abuse in the United States.


Fentanyl in the news

June 29, 2016

The U.S. is experiencing a sharp increase in the abuse of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid that is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine.