Tragic Case Highlights the Danger of Exposure to Deadly Opioids
When a person has a substance abuse problem, it impacts every area of his or her life, with family, financial, emotional, and often legal consequences. The good news is that…
How The Opioid Epidemic Took Center Stage At The DNC
The opioid crisis was placed front and center at the Democratic National Convention, where multiple speakers highlighted how addiction has affected them.
Study Reveals Issues with Criminal Justice Opioid Treatment Referrals
Of the people referred to opioid addiction treatment from the criminal justice system, fewer than 5 percent are directed to medication-assisted treatment programs.
Opioid Abuse Rising in Older Population
There is no easy answer to addiction treatment in older people, just as there is not for younger people. Click here to read on.
The Fight Against Ohio’s Opioid Epidemic
The unofficial epicenter for opioid abuse? Ohio largely earns that distinction – and it’s not the kind of No. 1 ranking the Buckeye State desires. Opioids are used to “treat…
Gov. Rick Scott Declares an Opioid Epidemic Across State of Florida
Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed Executive Order 17-146, directing a Public Health Emergency and declaring an opioid epidemic across the state. Find more about it here.