Although health ministry denies such claims, a psychiatrist says doctors themselves are getting hooked to drugs such as ice and opioids to cope with long working hours.
Doctor tells of battle to kick methamphetamine habit and lack of support system.
Samantha Chong says if a youth has a drug use disorder, treatment and counselling should be better.
Explaining to people that there are effective treatments and therapies to overcome their addiction could be more productive.
Find out the symptoms of credit card addiction, and what steps you can take from a financial perspective to rehabilitate yourself.
The suit, filed Thursday in Manhattan, claims Purdue caused “this disaster” by pushing doctors to issue prescriptions and lying about the risk of addiction.
Youth and Sports ministry is looking to select players to represent Malaysia at the 2019 SEA Games in Manila.
The study showed that smokers had a reduced ability to discriminate between contrasts and colours when compared to the non-smokers.
The national anti-drug agency hopes that once such sessions are made compulsory, parents will know more about how to help their children.
The main reason for this difference appears to be the lower cost of hand-rolling, which is significantly cheaper than smoking factory-made products.
Even a short break from social media platforms may cause withdrawal symptoms, according to new research. (AFP Relaxnews pic)
Lochte is currently serving a 14-month suspension for a doping violation after receiving an intravenous infusion without a therapeutic use exemption.
The deputy prime minister says the statistics of drug addiction in the country is worrying.
Narcan, often carried by police officers and medical teams, contains the chemical naloxone hydrochloride and was approved as a nasal spray in 2015.
Cybersecurity expert SL Rajesh says it will be difficult for the government to limit internet access for teenagers after midnight.
While those addicted to sex are often reviled by others, many genuinely suffer from personality disorders that leave them with no control over their sexual impulses.
The WHO's latest reference bible of recognized and diagnosable diseases describes addiction to digital and video gaming as "a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour" that becomes so extensive that it "takes precedence over other life interests".
Prolonged use of electronic devices by children could alter their brain, forcing them to spend more time on the devices to achieve the same level of pleasure.
Research shows addicts can wean off their dependency on opiates and amphetamine-type stimulants by drinking ketum juice.
Prisoners in Rhode Island who are addicted to opioids are currently being given methadone to help them beat their addiction.
Social media companies, not hardware makers, are more deserving of any addiction-related scrutiny, some said.
Jana and CalSTRS also asked Apple to study the impact of excessive phone use on mental health.
The deputy minister says a study carried out on 725 Malaysians shows that 89% are addicted to the Internet.
Radhi OAG says he had used about RM500,000 of his savings to sustain his drug habit.
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