Hospital Study Highlights Challenge of Treating ER Patients Who Abuse Drugs
Here are the results of a Maryland hospital study that highlights the complexity of dealing with multi-drug users for ER physicians.
What is Overdose Awareness Day and Why is it Important?
Overdose Awareness Day was started in 2001 and aims to raise awareness about overdose, while highlighting the fact that overdose death is preventable.
NIDA Releases New TAPS Screening Tool for Substance Abuse Risk
If patients are found to have a SUD or to be at a higher risk, the medical provider has the option to refer them for more specialized care, including addiction…
US Experiences Highest Overdose Death Rates, New Study Finds
The drug overdose mortality situation in the United States may be worse than you think.
Millions of Americans Driving Drugged
Driving drunk, driving drugged and driving distracted are all on the hit list of the White House’s most-wanted these days, and for good reason
6 Ways to Take Action on International Overdose Awareness Day
Drug overdoses can affect anyone, anywhere. This International Overdose Awareness Day (Aug. 31), you can take action in countless ways and start with these six ideas.
5 Great Things to Do on International Overdose Awareness Day
Drug addiction treatment works, and many people are alive today because of going through treatment for their substance abuse disorder.
Kansas Cafferty of True North Recovery Services on Addiction Recovery
We recently asked for his insight on treating addiction. Here's what he shared. There is only one right way to recover is a consistent myth that is propagated but has…
Florida’s Top 10 Counties for Drug Overdose Deaths
While Florida saw a year-to-year drop in its prescription drug rate from 2010 to 2016, the state is one that still ranks high for drug and alcohol misuse. This suffering…