Lives Torn by Addiction as Drug Overdose Problem Outpaces Resources

Lives torn by addiction as drug overdose problem outpaces resources
According to the Centers for Disease Control, drug overdose is the leading cause of injury death in the country, with 105 people dying that way daily. The overdose death rate doubled … The average health care plan can do only so much to cover …
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Video: Special feature: Rise in homeless is happening on our doorstep
He added: The biggest cause of homelessness is the breakup of a relationship and other causes are drug and alcohol addictions and people leaving the armed forces and struggling to adapt to civilian life. Government statistics for autumn 2012 state …
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VA and Defense Chiefs Confront Reality of 700000 Incarcerated Veterans
There are some grim statistics behind this issue: One in six returning veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan suffers from a substance abuse disorder; since 2004, the number of veterans treated for mental illness and substance abuse has increased 38 …
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