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    It Happens to the Best of Families – Head of TX DEA Daughter Caught Trafficking Drugs

It Happens to the Best of Families – Head of TX DEA Daughter Caught Trafficking Drugs

In perhaps the ultimate tale of a teenager rebelling against her parents’ wishes, the 19-year-old daughter of a Texas Drug Enforcement Administration official was arrested in November on several felony drug dealing charges.

Sarah Furay, whose father Bill has engineered several headline-grabbing international drug busts, was found to have ecstasy, cocaine, marijuana, and other drugs in her apartment. Detectives also […]

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Houston Senior Shines Light on Drug Addiction Problems

After a guest speaker brushed off questions about the dangers of drug addiction, a high school senior found a way to spark an important conversation about substance abuse. The speech had focused on the physiological effects of methamphetamines and other drugs. The student asked the speaker about the addictive nature of those drugs, but the speaker basically shot the […]

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Texas Parents Watch Out for the “$5 Insanity” Drug

The latest drug trend has struck Texas hard — a synthetic drug similar to bath salts called flakka or the “$5 insanity” drug. Outrageous stories of users’ behavior have caused quite a stir among medical researchers, law enforcement, and Texas addiction recovery professionals.

Sadly, the bizarre tales have also stoked further interest in the drug. It’s cheaper than crystal meth […]

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Prescription Drug Abuse and Overdose Death is Up in Texas

Law enforcement and government officials across the country have been fighting to stem the growing tide of prescription drug abuse, which has rapidly crossed over all age groups to reach epidemic levels. Texas addiction rehab needs indicate that the state is no exception to this crisis. Sadly, the problem may run even deeper than it appears, based on data […]

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    Heroin – the New Drug of Choice for Teens and Young Adults

Heroin – the New Drug of Choice for Teens and Young Adults

Easy access to heroin is contributing to an increase of teens and young adults seeking treatment in Texas and Ft. Worth drug rehab centers, according to EverythingLubbock.com. Dr. George Comiskey is Associate Director of Texas Tech’s Center for the Study of Addiction and Recovery. He said the body and brain of heroin users are altered almost immediately upon their […]

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Drugged Driving is the Newest Danger in Texas

Many people take medicines of all sorts every day and have little or no side effects. Many medicines, however, can affect the way your body responds, making it difficult to perform everyday tasks, such as driving. Sometimes, Texas addiction rehab is necessary for someone who is addicted to any kind of drug or medication.

A recent news report told of […]

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How to Know If You Have a Drug Addiction Problem

Admitting you have a drug addiction problem is the first step toward rehab and recovery, but that move is not as simple as it sounds. It’s not unusual for teens and young adults in Dallas and elsewhere to be in denial, or you may be honestly unsure whether your behavior qualifies as addiction.

After years of working with patients addicted […]

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    Texas Teens and Prescription Drug Addiction – What to Know to Help

Texas Teens and Prescription Drug Addiction – What to Know to Help

If you have a teenager in your Texas family, drugs like cocaine and Ecstasy are no longer the most dangerous substances you need to be concerned about. According to the National Institute for Drug Abuse, here is what you need to know about teens and prescription drug addiction.

Prescription drugs rank alarmingly high on the list of abused substances

For Americans […]

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    OxyContin Use Approved for Children by the FDA May Lead to New Levels of Abuse

OxyContin Use Approved for Children by the FDA May Lead to New Levels of Abuse

According to law enforcement and healthcare personnel, abuse of painkillers is the most rapidly growing form of addiction today. That fact gives an alarming perspective to recent news that the Food and Drug Administration has given official approval to the use of OxyContin by children as young as 11.

The U.S. National Institutes of Health states that one out of […]

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Family Member’s Crime Involvment Tied to Teen Drug Abuse

Knowing the elements that influence a teenager to abuse drugs and alcohol provides an advantage to parents and other concerned individuals in preventing this dangerous behavior. A recently published study by cross-disciplinary researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas uncovered a surprising link between teen substance abuse and illegal activity by a family member.

The subjects of the study […]

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