Rehab: A Revolving Door for Celebrities

It’s difficult to go even one week without hearing about a celebrity who has recently entered a rehab facility. The fact of the matter is many celebrities and public figures struggle with addictions for a variety of reasons. Often times it is a recreational habit that comes from wealth and a famous social circle. The…

Kindergarten Student Brings Heroin to School

The recent news in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania described an almost impossible situation. A seven year old boy brought eighteen bags of heroin to class and gave them away to three students. The bags were found after the boy cut his finger on a razor blade and teachers became suspicious. Thereafter, they found the eighteen bags of…

What to Know About Prescription Drug Mentoring Programs

President Obama recently received a letter from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores supporting his administration’s strategy to prevent and reduce prescription drug diversion or misuse. The NACDS believes pharmacists are “uniquely qualified to provide medication therapy management services” to patients to ensure they are prescribed correctly and take medications properly. The administration has…