With the rate of child celebrities turning into drug addicts and young adult celebrities heading off to drug rehab every few months like they’re going on vacation, it’s a popular question that people are asking: whose fault is drug addiction?
A drug counseling center in upstate New York has been the focus of investigation recently. According to Rocco LaDuca at the Utica Observer-Dispatch, former executive director of a Clinton counseling center, Ole Pettersen, is undergoing investigation for charges of Medicaid fraud.
The world of sports is home to tales of great athletic achievement and rags to riches stories.Unfortunately, it has also played host to a number of drug scandals that have rocked the fabric of the sports themselves.The following are some of the most shocking drug scandals ever reported beyond the sports pages. 5. Pittsburgh Pirates Cocaine Scandal How bad was the drug problem on the 1986 Pittsburgh Pirates?Not only were more than 10 players called before a grand jury for cocaine distribution and possession charges, but even the man who portrayed the team mascot, The Pirate Parrot was implicated for […]
Here are a few numbers and statistics according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) about drug and alcohol addiction as well as the number of those who are seeking treatment.