Prescription opioid abuse has been on a steady incline for several years, with overdose deaths nearly quadrupling since 1999. Abuse-deterrent formulations, or ADFs, are now being aggressively [...]
There is a deadly batch of heroin going around that directly impacts the people in our communities in the northeast. In Camden, New Jersey there have been more than two dozen overdoses reported [...]
One state in our country has a law on the books that allows people to petition the court in order to have someone committed to a drug and alcohol rehab. In 1993, the state of Florida enacted the [...]
The data has compiled as to how many overdose deaths there were in the year 2014. ABC News did an investigative study on the heroin and prescription pain medication problem that has swept the nation.
The United States Senate passed a bill today to combat the opioid abuse issue by an overwhelming majority. Senators from both sides of the aisle got together today in what hopefully will begin to [...]
The FDA comes out last month with the bombshell news that OxyContin can now be prescribed to children as young as 11 years old. The bottom line is that we now are green lighting addiction to [...]