Tag Archives: drug dependence

Cory Monteith: A Tragic Loss, Potential Teaching Moment

As has been widely reported, Cory Monteith, Glee star and overall nice guy, died of a heroin and alcohol overdose last week. His death has rocked the Glee fan base as well as those he knew. Monteith had recently returned from drug rehab. (As a note, the most deadly time for an addict is right […]

Mothers, Daughters Dying From Prescription Overdoses

“Fathers, be good to your daughters, Daughters will love like you do Girls become lovers who turn into mothers So mothers, be good to your daughters too.” These John Mayer lyrics came into mind as I read the most recent drug overdose statistics. Overdose deaths in middle-aged women are increasing with prescription pain killers being the drug of choice. […]