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Marijuana Use Up, Prescription Drugs Lose Favor With Youth
2012-09-25 13:42:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study shows that many young people in the US are over their fling with prescription drugs and have gone back to their old standby, marijuana, when they need a vice. According to the numbers in this report, underage youth are also shying away from binge and heavy drinking, a trend which has been continuing since 2002. The US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) conducted this study and...

2012-09-07 23:02:07

This September is National Recovery Month, an observance that promotes awareness and education regarding all aspects of mental and behavioral health including drug and alcohol addiction. Recovery Month is in its 23rd official year, with this year´s slogan being: “Join the Voices of Recovery: It´s Worth It.” Pax Prentiss, CEO and co-founder of the world-renown Passages Addiction Treatment Centers, is one of the many people in the addiction and behavioral health...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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