Drug Abuse

Read: 2 Men Arrested after Posing as Hospital Doctors in Separate Incidents

2 Men Arrested after Posing as Hospital Doctors in Separate Incidents

Two men, Ryan Epperson and Terrance King, were arrested in separate incidents for posing as doctors at hospitals. Epperson’s motivation for his crimes was drug addiction, while King’s decisions may have been related to his mental illness.

Read: Man Attacks Hospital Security Officers with IV Pole

Man Attacks Hospital Security Officers with IV Pole

A 63-year-old man struck a hospital security worker in the chest with an IV pole after nurses found drugs on him.

‘Spice’ Sends Over 300 People to ER in Miss. and Ala.

Alabama and Mississippi have handled over 300 cases of ‘spice’ overdoses in the last month according to health officials.

Read: Arizona Man Arrested After Trying to Kidnap His Infant Child from Hospital

Arizona Man Arrested After Trying to Kidnap His Infant Child from Hospital

An Arizona man was caught on camera attempting to kidnap his two-day old child from an Arizona hospital after staff found drugs in the infant’s system.

Nurse Found With Drugs, Syringe By Hospital Security

Security at a New Mexico hospital discovered a nurse unconscious in a hospital bathroom during his shift with a syringe in his arm.

Read: ADHD Drug Abuse Epidemic Prompts New School Rules

ADHD Drug Abuse Epidemic Prompts New School Rules

Which higher education institutions changed their policies as a result of the increased abuse of ADHD medication by students?

Read: Commonly Overlooked ADHD Medication Facts

Commonly Overlooked ADHD Medication Facts

The general public underestimates the potential dangers associated with the use of ADHD medications. Here are a few commonly overlooked facts.

Read: 8 Ways to Respond to Student ADHD Drug Abuse

8 Ways to Respond to Student ADHD Drug Abuse

Training about misuse of prescriptions and revised policies regarding diagnosis, treatment and drug diversion can help to address this issue.

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