Survey: Alcohol Is Drug Most Used By Teens

Alcohol abuse continues to be the number one drug abused that Oregon teens abuse. A recent state survey indicates that 18 percent of Oregon’s eighth and eleventh graders admitted to having at least one alcoholic drink within a month of responding to the questionnaire. The survey asked teens about their health habits, covering topics including … Read more

Opiates Taking Heavy Toll on Cape

A rash of drug overdoses has plagued Cape Cod since the beginning of the year and sent local officials and outreach workers scrambling to respond to the surge in heroin and other opiate use. Yarmouth has recorded 13 overdoses since Jan. 1, including two fatalities, police said. The Barnstable villages of Centerville, Osterville, and Marstons … Read more