addiction

Does Illinois Have a Gambling Problem?
With the Kentucky Derby coming up next weekend, Americans will be digging in their pockets to wager somewhere around $100 million on the event. As for gambling in general, Americans will lose around $100 billion dollars this year. Has gambling become a really big problem? In some parts of the nation…
Illinois House Heroin Task Force Learning About Addiction
Not only is heroin an addictive drug, but some of its cousins – legal prescription drugs – are just as addictive, and they’re sometimes overprescribed, an addictions expert told members of the Illinois House.
Speaking to a heroin task force at the Capitol, Dr...