Understanding the Risk for Fentanyl Overdose
Understanding the Risk for Fentanyl Overdose

Understanding the Risk for Fentanyl Overdose The Midwest Medical Examiner’s office cited the death of rock musician Prince in 2016 as an “accidental overdose of self-administered fentanyl.” While tragic, his…

What Are the Long-term Effects of Methadone?
What Are the Long-term Effects of Methadone?

What Are the Long-term Effects of Methadone? Everyone who faces opioid addiction has a unique story. At the same time, there are some shared elements in many people's experiences. Dealing…

Can Opioids Damage Your Heart?
Can Opioids Damage Your Heart?

Can Opioids Damage Your Heart? Find Out How Opioids May Affect Your Cardiovascular Health When people think about heart problems, the risk factors that usually come to mind include an…

Should We Be Decriminalizing Drugs to Decrease Addiction Rates?
Should We Be Decriminalizing Drugs to Decrease Addiction Rates?

Should We Be Decriminalizing Drugs to Decrease Addiction Rates? It’s no secret that drug addiction is a problem, especially in the United States. From alcohol to prescription drugs to illegal…

Generic Names of Opioids That You Might Have a Prescription For
Generic Names of Opioids That You Might Have a Prescription For

Generic Names of Opioids That You Might Have a Prescription For Opioid prescription addiction is very common. In fact, many people may have opioids in their homes and not even…

Counterfeit Opioid Tablets Contained Fentanyl in Arizona
Counterfeit Opioid Tablets Contained Fentanyl in Arizona

Counterfeit Opioid Tablets Contained Fentanyl in Arizona Any opioid can be deadly. At high doses, opioids reduce your breathing and heart rate to a potentially fatal level. Because opioids are…

CDC Reports Increase in Opioid Overdoses Increase Need For Heroin Rehabilitation Center Scottsdale AZ
CDC Reports Increase in Opioid Overdoses Increase Need For Heroin Rehabilitation Center Scottsdale AZ

CDC Reports Increase in Opioid Overdoses Increase Need For Heroin Rehabilitation Center Scottsdale AZ The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, recently publicized a disturbing trend in U.S.…

Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act Reduces Painkiller Prescriptions' Potency
Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act Reduces Painkiller Prescriptions' Potency

Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act Reduces Painkiller Prescriptions' Potency The opioid epidemic is a major issue across the United States, but it has hit Arizona especially hard. Health officials announced that…