Risks of Mixing Opiates and Alcohol
Risks of Mixing Opiates and Alcohol

Risks of Mixing Opiates and Alcohol Opiates and alcohol. It may seem obvious mixing the two is a recipe for severe, irreversible consequences. Independently, each has the ability to take…

Access to Naloxone is Increasing - Is That Enough to Help The Opioid Crisis?
Access to Naloxone is Increasing - Is That Enough to Help The Opioid Crisis?

Access to Naloxone is Increasing There were over 60,000 fatal drug overdoses in America during 2016. The use of an overdose treatment drug known as naloxone has been the topic…

Opioid Overdose Memorial Controversy
Opioid Overdose Memorial Controversy

The Controversy Surrounding the Opioid Overdose Memorial  If you have been keeping an eye on the news, you already know how tragic the opioid epidemic has become in recent years,…

911 Good Samaritan Law in Arizona
911 Good Samaritan Law in Arizona

Good Samaritan Law in Arizona In the past, people who called 911 to report that they were with someone who had overdosed on heroin could be charged if they were…

Can You Be in Recovery Without Giving Up Alcohol?
Can You Be in Recovery Without Giving Up Alcohol?

Can You Be in Recovery Without Giving Up Alcohol? Recovery is a delicate period of transition, and the process of becoming clean of drugs can pose many struggles, stumbling blocks…

Opioid Prescriptions in Arizona
Opioid Prescriptions in Arizona

Opioid Prescriptions in Arizona Did you know that the number of opioid prescriptions written in the United States in 2017 would be enough to medicate every person in America for…

Millennials and the Opioid Crisis
Millennials and the Opioid Crisis

How the Opioid Crisis Is Devastating Millennials Opioid use has been steadily on the rise since the explosion of prescription drug prescriptions in the 1990s. Within 20 years, the drug…

Switzerland's Approach to the Heroin Epidemic
Switzerland's Approach to the Heroin Epidemic

Switzerland’s Approach to Their Heroin Problem As a dangerous problem that has taken many lives, the heroin epidemic continues to spiral out of control in the United States. Headlines of…

Can Opioids Cause Pain?
Can Opioids Cause Pain?

Can Opioids Make Pain Worse? Most people know that opioids are powerful and addictive painkillers that doctors use to treat severe pain after an injury or surgery. Those suffering from…

Addiction Treatment Instead of Jail is Starting to Spread in Arizona
Addiction Treatment Instead of Jail is Starting to Spread in Arizona

Addiction Treatment Instead of Jail Time is Starting to Spread Throughout the United States, from Arizona to the East Coast, opioid use has evolved from a “problem” to an “epidemic”…