According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 90-percent of Americans suffering from addiction started using before the age of 18.
There is a drop box outside the village hall where anyone can leave their unused prescription drugs – no questions asked.
A wild incident on Staten Island left two detectives and two drug suspects hospitalized on Friday afternoon outside the Manor Heights Shopping Plaza.
A New York City correction officer has been charged with trying to sell tobacco and prescription pills to inmates.
Parents in New Jersey might want to better safeguard their prescription drugs and alcohol.
The DEA is taking action against what it calls an epidemic, hosting the first ever nationwide prescription drug take-back program in hopes of stemming teen prescription drug abuse.