Addressing the Opioid Crisis

With more than 130 people dying every day in the United States due to opioid overdose, addressing the issue of opioid abuse is a serious concern. Unfortunately, opioid abuse is not just centered around the abuse of illegal drugs. Rather, prescription opioid pain relievers are also abused. In fact, in 2017, an estimated 1.7 million people in the United States... read more »

Recognizing and Responding to Opioid Overdose

If you have a loved one who suffers from opioid addiction, the threat of overdose is a very real concern. Knowing how to recognize and respond to an overdose can mean the difference between life or death. Symptoms of an Opioid Overdose The signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose are not necessarily exactly the same for everyone, but signs... read more »