Chronic Pain and Opioid Addiction
Chronic Pain and Opioid Addiction

Chronic Pain and Opioid Addiction What affects more lives than heart disease and diabetes combined? You probably guessed cancer, but it is, in fact, chronic pain. Chronic pain affects 133…

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…

What Is Kratom? A Tool to End Addiction?
What Is Kratom? A Tool to End Addiction?

What Is Kratom? A Tool to End Addiction? In the world of addiction treatment, there are many tools for dealing with dependency. If you or someone you know has been…

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…

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…