Tag Archives: OxyContin

Congress Passes Drug Abuse Bill

With broad bipartisan support, the Senate passed a compromise legislative bill aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse. While this comes as relief to many, one must simply scratch their head and wonder why it has taken so long to curb prescription drug abuse.  This horrible addiction problem didn’t emerge yesterday. Could it have anything to do with […]

The Tragic Cost of PTSD: Anyone Listening?

Daily, SFTT receives disturbing reports of the tragic consequences of post traumatic stress disorder (“PTSD”) among our brave warriors returning from the front lines of Afghanistan and Iraq.   With a returning veteran committing suicide every 80 minutes, the ongoing tragedy has triggered the well-deserved attention of investigative journalists, but it still does not resonate […]