Prescription Drugs Played a Role in Death of Whitney Houston


The epidemic of abusing prescription drugs is most likely involved in claiming another life now that Whitney Houston has died on February 11, 2012 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.whitney houston xanax


A talented singer and actress, she was beloved by millions, but still, with all of her fame and money, she wasn't able to get the help she needed to avoid a tragic end.


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Survey Finds that 23.5 Million Americans are Recovering from Substance Abuse


A new survey conducted by two drug agencies has found that more than 23 million U.S. adults say that they once had an alcohol or drug problem but have overcome it. That means that 10 percent of all Americans over the age of 18 are now in recovering from a substance abuse disorder.


This is a surprisingly high estimate that could indicate that the drug problem in America is more serious than previously believed.  It is even  more likely that the stigma associated with having a drug or alcohol problem is less


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