Substance Abuse, a Parent’s Perspective | Youth at Risk: Finding Solutions Together | Nine Network


 

Substance Abuse, a Parent’s Perspective | Youth At Risk: Finding Solutions Together | Nine Network – When William Hudson’s son first got involved with drugs, he and his wife had no idea. As time passed, their son went from being a user to an addict. The Hudson’s, an affluent family from Ladue in St. Louis County, were in denial that drug addiction would affect their family. With their son now in treatment, William Hudson speaks about his experiences with the hope he can encourage parents to be more proactive.

 

Painkiller Abuse Skyrockets Nationwide

Filed under: Drug Abuse St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO (KMOX/AP) – As the abuse of painkillers including oxycodone, percocet and percodan skyrockets across the country, Missouri is now the only state that's not taken a key step to curb the growth. Nationwide, pharmacies received and …
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St. Louis police report

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DRUG POSSESSION: Police arrested a woman for possession of a controlled substance at 10:30 pm March 22 in the 3700 block of Keokuk Street. CHILD ABUSE: Police arrested a man for assaulting a 6-year-old girl between 2 pm March 12 and 8 am March 13 in …
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Painkiller sales soar across U.S., fuel addiction

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AP Increased attention to prescription drug abuse in Ohio cut the number of prescribed, and often abused, opioid pain pills by 2.4 million in the three most inundated counties in Ohio in 2011. There were 15.6 million opioids pills dispensed by …
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