Authorities planning for natural disasters such as hurricanes must prepare for its effect on people struggling with drugs or alcohol, experts tell the Associated Press. The stress of hurricanes leads to an increased danger of relapse and overdose.
Three percent of high school seniors say they use the synthetic drug known as “K2” or “Spice,” a new study finds. Almost half of the teens who report K2 use say they have used it more than three times in the past month, UPI reports.
Finding the right treatment for yourself or a loved one can be an overwhelming process, so don’t be afraid to ask for help, explains Bradley F. Sorte, Executive Director, Caron Renaissance & Ocean Drive.