A 2010 report from the Sarasota County Department of Children and Families indicated that 64 percent of child removals cases involved prescription drug abuse. First Step, a local addictions receiving facility, added that the clinic has seen a 147 percent increase in patients admitted for prescription drugs from 2006 to 2009. Such staggering numbers have greatly affected a large portion of Sarasota County residents, resulting in family fragmentation and a significant rise in drug-dependent newborns. A recent study shows the number of Sarasota County babies born drug-dependent or suffering from [...]Read more ›
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Zombies are not attacking, and at the moment there doesn’t seem to be a “zombie apocalypse“ anywhere but on popular television shows such as Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead — okay, and perhaps in the segments from the news industry that many refer to as “sensationalist media.” There are no supernatural creatures, crazed by hunger and driven to madness by an insatiable thirst for human blood and brains. People aren’t spontaneously changing into sub-human creatures and attacking our population to sustain themselves and infect others. Zombies just don’t exist in [...]Read more ›