DURHAM, N.C. (BP)--It is easy enough to become deeply concerned about the negative effects of such illegal monsters as heroin or crack cocaine, or even the more deceitful legal substances such as the tempting, yet highly addictive and dangerous alcoholic beverages.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The 1996 walk across America was an eye-opener.
A young Air Force Reserve officer stood during a weekend, drug- abuse education program and addressed his concerns to those attending the session. "I want you to know about a decision we have made in our home. I had heard much about the serious drinking problems among our nation's young people but never considered the […]
With every attempt to rescue another victim from a senseless drug tragedy, the truth emerges more clearly: An ounce of prevention is certainly worth far more than a pound of cure. How many times we have heard the misinformed regrets of a sober one who proclaims to us, "I wish I had an exciting story […]
The devastating whirlwind of drug abuse has no mercy. The casualties come from all walks of life, and the common cry is for freedom from its deadly clutches. We would not deceive anyone by suggesting that there is a sure road back to the sober lifestyle that will guarantee complete recovery and erase all painful […]
One of the great failures in America's "War on Drugs" has been our repeated inability to recognize the scope of the problem. Many times over, we have realized only too late that drug abuse strikes closer to our own lives than we thought possible. A Failed Effort The few brave individuals who dared to discuss […]