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June 4, 2020
drugs on social media

The Dangerous Connection Between Social Media & Drug Abuse

With the rise in social networking sites comes some unforeseen negative side effects. Social media and drug use may be more connected than people realize, and it could mean trouble for the nation’s youth.
May 28, 2020
heavy drinking

Heavy Drinkers Beware: Alcohol-Induced Rhabdomyolysis Dangers

Alcohol-induced rhabdomyolysis is a rare but serious consequence of both binge drinking and prolonged alcohol abuse. Learn more about rhabdomyolysis and how to recognize it.
April 17, 2020

Alcohol & the Coronavirus: How to Avoid an Alcohol Relapse in Quarantine

Many people are drinking during the coronavirus. Unfortunately for recovering alcoholics, the risk of relapse in quarantine is high, but we are sharing some tips to avoid drinking in quarantine and stay on track.
April 10, 2020

Fatal Drug Combinations from Drug Abuse

Drugs have different effects, but when combined, these effects can become dangerous. Take a look at these fatal drug combinations and see if you are unknowingly putting yourself at risk.
April 3, 2020

Philly Safe Injection Site Facing Community Opposition

Safehouse was ready to move forward with a supervised injection site in South Philly, but the safe injection site is facing community opposition that could end the project altogether.
March 26, 2020

Drugs in Kensington: An Inside Peak at a Dangerous Philly Neighborhood

Drugs in Kensington have been a big problem, but officials are now targeting this Philadelphia neighborhood in order to combat the opioid epidemic.
March 19, 2020

Pennsylvania Has Highest Rate of Overdose Deaths Prosecuted as Homicides

Pennsylvania’s drug delivery resulting in death rule is leading to the most drug-induced homicide prosecutions in the nation.
February 21, 2020
Philly to Stop Prosecuting People for Possession of Addiction Treatment Drug

Philly to Stop Prosecuting People for Possession of Addiction Treatment Drug

With the opioid epidemic taking a major toll on the City of Brotherly Love, the Philadelphia District Attorney ‘s office has decided to no longer persecute people for possession of addiction treatment that was not prescribed.
February 7, 2020

Snorting Dangers: The Cocaine Effects on Your Nose You Need to Know About

Even though snorting may not seem as dangerous as injection, the cocaine effects on your nose from snorting can be serious and sometimes lasting.


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