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”…

Opioid Use in College Students
Opioid Use in College Students

Opioid Use in College Students College has long been associated with experimentation and partying, and college campuses are no stranger to drug use. However, the popularity of opioids has given…

Effects of Opioids on the Brain
Effects of Opioids on the Brain

Your Brain on Opioids The abuse of prescription medications is an extremely prevalent issue throughout much of the United States today. Opioids are one class of prescription drugs that are…

"Just Say No" Doesn't Work
"Just Say No" Doesn't Work

"Just Say No" Doesn't Work. Here's Why and What to Do Instead. The "Just Say No" campaign took off in the 1980s, popularized by the Reagan administration's war on drugs.…

CVS Will Limit Opioid Prescriptions
CVS Will Limit Opioid Prescriptions

Prescription Painkiller Abuse Starts at Home Americans suffer from a variety of ailments that result in chronic pain. According to recent statistics, almost 80 percent of the global usage of…