WARREN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Dylan Libby excelled at wrestling while attending Hermon High School. He describes his family as close knit. Even though he came from what many would consider a good family, Dylan Libby experimented with drugs.
On this episode of South Dakota Focus, Stephanie Rissler and guests discuss growing drug trends throughout the state. Drugs and illegal substances are becoming easier to get for young adults and teens.
(KUTV) Max Hall's fear of losing his coveted position as a starting quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals led to abuse of pain killers and an eventual drug arrest in 2014, the former BYU quarterback recently told a Phoenix TV station.
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A few weeks ago, we told you about a study ranking South Dakota in the top five in the nation for binge drinking. But that's not the only list the state tops when it comes to alcohol abuse.
A person takes on a certain amount of risk typing "addiction treatment" into Google and selecting the first facility that appears in the search results.
Dr. Phillip Oliva had his work published in dozen of medical journals at the Mayo Clinic and has been recognized around the world for his research. But a dangerous addiction and a battle with mental illness brought down the brilliant doctor.
We've all heard about the dangers of drunk driving and this week on Inside KELOLAND, we're looking at the problem from all sides.
After a family lost their daughter to a drunk driver, they are pushing South Dakota to strengthen its laws on drinking and driving.
"Mad Men" star Jon Hamm recently completed treatment for alcohol addiction, his spokeswoman said.
“I talked to him about the statistics,” Bossie recalls. “I said, ‘Ryan, when you use there’s one of two different paths you’re going to be on — you’re either going to end up in jail or you’re going to end up dead.’ And he knew that. But this was an illness.”
At a recent school event, a mother asked me how she could help her son who had begun drinking and taking drugs. “There must be something I can say that will make him listen,” she implored, hoping I could help her find the magic words that would make her son face his escalating substance abuse problem.