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'It's everybody' -- 2 families struggle with addiction

"Everybody and anybody" is the new face of heroin, and when that face is your child, confronting the realities of drug abuse is much scarier. Two moms share their stories.

Thursday - 10/16/2014, 06:44am EDT

Tags: addiction, drugs, Rachel Nania, Trish Glowacki, heroin,


Students see pills as study aid, officials warn of growing trend

Ritalin and Adderall are the two most commonly abused stimulants on high school and college campuses. And with final exams approaching, officials in Fairfax are warning of the growing problem.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 04:06pm EDT

Tags: Adderall, Ritalin, students, Dick Uliano

Police accept unused prescription drugs

Police in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia all organized drug drop off sites Saturday to encourage residents to properly dispose of unneeded medication and to keep drugs out of the hands of would-be abusers.

Saturday - 04/27/2013, 11:49pm EDT

Tags: drugs, DEA, Lake Ridge, Va., Kathy Stewart, drug take-back

Prescription drug abuse conference set in SW Va

Federal prosecutors are organizing a conference on prescription drug abuse next week in southwest Virginia.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 04:03am EST