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Celebrity Deaths by Prescription Drugs Infographic

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that every 19 minutes, someone dies of a drug overdose in America, and most of those overdose deaths are due to legal prescription drugs. Our celebrities are not immune to this statistic. We have witnessed some very tragic deaths of celebs who just took too

Infographic: Alcohol Effects on the Body – Alcohol Consequences

The National Institute on Drug Abuse conducted a survey in 2009 reporting that just over half of Americans age 12 and older (51.9 percent) had used alcohol at least once in the 30 days prior to being surveyed. The number of people requiring alcohol detox and treatment continues to rise despite the consequences of alcohol

Bath Salts – “Not Your Ordinary Epsom Salts” Infographic

Although bath salts are sold disguised as a harmless substance used for relaxation, people are ingesting them seeking euphoria. In addition to experiencing altered moods, many bath salt users are having psychotic episodes marked with agitation, hallucinations and violent behavior. Because this drug is unfamiliar to medical professionals, doctors are still learning how to treat

Prescription Drug Abuse [Infographic]

March 8, 2012 Prescription drug abuse is a growing epidemic. An increasing number of individuals are using their prescription medications not as prescribed. Furthermore, pain pill clinics have made prescription drug abuse more common among those who would otherwise not be characterized as drug addicts. Unfortunately, prescription pills cause more deaths than heroin and cocaine