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The link between prescription drug abuse and heroin addiction

Prescription drugs and heroin conjure up wildly different connotations. One you can obtain in the safety of your doctor’s office while the other you must secretly seek in unsavory locations. It might surprise you, then, that there is a potential link between the use and abuse of these two drugs. Indeed, people who abuse prescription pain medication may be more vulnerable to heroin addiction, too.

When a night out on the town goes wrong

Everybody enjoys relaxing after a long day at work or when the weekend finally arrives. For many, that relaxation might involve going out, enjoying night life, drinking or going to a bar. These activities are fun, but when alcohol is involved, they can also lead to trouble. If you want to stay safe, it is important not to fall prey to any of the disturbances that can turn a night of relaxation into a night of regret.

What are the penalties for an OWI offense?

Wisconsin is the only state in the country that does not consider first-time OWI offenses as criminal offenses. Instead, first-time OWI offenders receive tickets and pay fines. If this is your first time being apprehended for drunk driving, you should take your situation seriously. You should not get behind the wheel and drive after drinking again. If you do, you could find yourself facing criminal charges and some hefty penalties.

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