Do You Live in One of the States with the Fewest Drug Overdose Deaths?
Drug overdoses have increased throughout the U.S., but some states have fewer losses using tactics that can be adapted by the rest of the country to limit drug-related deaths.
New Report Underscores Need for a National Resilience Strategy
The opioid crisis is a major part of the recent increase in deaths due to suicide as well as drug and alcohol abuse. Click to read on.
Drugs, Crime, and Violence: Exploring the Connections
Alcohol and drug abuse can both lead to criminal behavior and can be used as a coping mechanism by those who have a history of crime.
Russell Brand Credits Spirituality with His Addiction Recovery Success
Addiction recovery is always a personal journey. After all, if there were a prescribed path that would take someone from addiction to sustained recovery every time, everyone would use it.
Top Regions of the United States Hit Hardest by Drug Overdoses
No area in the United States has been immune to an increase in drug overdoses and the drug overdose rate. Some regions of the United States, though, have been hit…
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.
Orlando Opioid Workshop Inspires Action
On March 2, 2017 policymakers, community leaders, treatment providers, law enforcement officials and citizens settled in to discuss Florida’s opioid crisis.
The Opioid Epidemic: The Oft-Forgotten Elderly
Addiction is on the rise for the elderly, though, and it’s in America’s best interest to become more aware of and pursue avenues to halt this growing trend.
HIV Patients Rarely Monitored for Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Study Finds
A new study finds that HIV patients are not only susceptible to opioid addiction but also rarely screened and monitored for opioid misuse or abuse.
How America’s Prescription Problem Impacts Student Athletes
Prescription drugs have become a problem in the United States, and student athletes are more susceptible than most. Why are they more at risk than ever before?