Drugs & Alcohol

Read: Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Following healthcare security industry guidelines, providing training and developing threat assessment teams are just some of the ways you can protect your hospital’s ED.

Read: Addressing the Epidemic of Student Drug Abuse in Schools

Addressing the Epidemic of Student Drug Abuse in Schools

Student drug abuse has serious consequences, both for individuals and the broader school community, and addressing it requires a multi-faceted approach.

Read: Michigan’s OK2SAY Tip Line Sees Increase in School Safety Concerns

Michigan’s OK2SAY Tip Line Sees Increase in School Safety Concerns

The top three categories with the most tips related to school safety in 2022 were bullying, suicide threats, and drugs.

Read: Tenn. SRO Busts Produce Delivery Driver with Drugs, Loaded Gun at School

Tenn. SRO Busts Produce Delivery Driver with Drugs, Loaded Gun at School

The SRO found 7.6 ounces of suspected fentanyl, nine ounces of suspected marijuana, a loaded 9mm handgun, and $4,463 in cash.

Read: Los Angeles Schools to Carry Narcan After Spate of Student Overdoses

Los Angeles Schools to Carry Narcan After Spate of Student Overdoses

All 1,400 schools will be equipped with the overdose-reversing drug after at least seven teens overdosed and one died.

Read: LA Dept. of Public Health: Counterfeit Pills Contaminated with Fentanyl Causing Drug Overdoses

LA Dept. of Public Health: Counterfeit Pills Contaminated with Fentanyl Causing Drug Overdoses

A health alert has been issued in Los Angeles after four adolescents overdosed after taking counterfeit narcotic pills; one of them was found dead at their school.

Read: Univ. of Missouri Student Suffered Severe Brain Damage During Frat Pledge Event

Univ. of Missouri Student Suffered Severe Brain Damage During Frat Pledge Event

After six weeks in the ICU and seven months in rehab, Danny Santulli is home with his family but is blind and unable to walk or talk.

Read: Man Crashes Vehicle Into BSA Hospital, Shoots Out Glass Door

Man Crashes Vehicle Into BSA Hospital, Shoots Out Glass Door

Police found $300,000 worth of narcotics in the man’s vehicle, including methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana.

Read: University of Utah Student Told Police He Killed Girlfriend in Suicide Pact

University of Utah Student Told Police He Killed Girlfriend in Suicide Pact

The student sent an email to a university employee saying he was going to inject his girlfriend with heroin to “relieve her from suffering.”

Read: Substance Abuse on Campus: Challenges First-Year College Students Face

Substance Abuse on Campus: Challenges First-Year College Students Face

College is a good way for young adults to gain independence but it can also put them in situations where drugs and alcohol are easily accessible.

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