Prescription Drug Abuse in New York City (NYC): How to Get Away and Get Clean

Prescription Drug Abuse in New York City (NYC): How to Get Away and Get Clean New York City (NYC) is almost always at the forefront of the nation’s trends—and prescription drug abuse is no exception.  While prescription drug abuse is growing nationwide—and Florida (FL)–claims the title as the United States’ painkiller capital—New Yorkers are increasingly…

OxyContin Abuse in Florida (FL): The Sunshine State’s Prescription Drug Problem, and How to Get Help

OxyContin Abuse in Florida (FL): The Sunshine State’s Prescription Drug Problem, and How to Get Help If you’re addicted to prescription drugs, you’re not alone.  Prescription drug abuse is one of the fastest-growing substance abuse problems in the United States.  And OxyContin (the brand name of oxycodone), is one of the most widely abused drugs…

Getting Off the “Oxy Express”: Why Florida Is America’s Prescription Drug Abuse Capital—and How to Get Clean

Getting Off the “Oxy Express”: Why Florida Is America’s Prescription Drug Abuse Capital—and How to Get Clean They call it the “Oxy Express,” but most people know it as I-75, the Florida artery that has become the route of a pilgrimage for prescription drug addicts and their suppliers from all over the United States. Road…

DEA Stops Two Florida CVS Pharmacies from Selling Controlled Prescription Drugs, Citing Abuse DEA Stops Two Florida CVS Pharmacies from Selling Controlled Prescription Drugs, Citing Abuse

DEA Stops Two Florida CVS Pharmacies from Selling Controlled Prescription Drugs, Citing Abuse In a move that highlights the growing epidemic of prescription drug abuse in Florida, the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced Tuesday that it would move to prevent two CVS stores in the Orlando area of central Florida from selling controlled substances…