Season 2-Episode 38-Drug Abuse


Dr. Valerie Prince Pharm.D., BCPS, FAPHA, professor of pharmacy practice at Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy who has taught drug abuse lectures for over 20 years and published drug abuse articles, discusses three main components to drug abuse from marijuana, prescription medications and alcohol and how drug abuse can often times be labeled as a disease state itself.

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 4-11-17 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham! #healthydose #samfordpharmacy #WVSU #drugabuse #opiods #marijuana #alcoholPrince-Valerie


Drug abuse can be classified as a disease state, substance abuse disorder, where chemicals of the brain have been changed leading the patient into an uncontrollable addictive state.

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