Drug Abuse has continued to plague societies around the world. It is the use of illegal drugs that have the power to harm spheres of the body. It is also the misuse of prescription drugs or the inappropriate use of over-the-counter medications. It causes dependency and is the sure way to a downward spiral in life.
Within our country, just about fourteen million individuals or one in every thirteen persons – misuse liquor or are alcoholics meaning that on in thirteen individuals need effective alcohol or drug inpatient rehab. Unfortunately, the sheer number of people who find themselves detrimentally afflicted by alcohol abuse is shocking, to say the least and too much for social service programs to handle. From partners, kids and employers who are addicted, to steeper crime rates or even drinking related traffic accidents and fatalities, there’s literally no individual who is unaffected by alcohol abuse or drug dependence. Regardless of how harsh the above may sound, the truth is, this tragedy is unnecessary, there happens to be solution of Drug Abuse and dependency on alcohol.
On July 22nd the US Deputy Drug Czar, Dr. Bertha Madras spoke about random student drug testing in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii. There was an all-day summit on student drug testing at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. The topic- Random Student Drug Testing.