AMERICAN OPIOIDS EPIDEMIC

Julie in Addiction
January 24, 2019

The Three Waves of the United States Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Some people are still in doubt that an addiction problem exists on a national level. However, when looking at the statistics the numbers are grim.

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Julie in Addiction
January 23, 2019

The Odds of Dying from a Drug Overdose Are Higher Than Dying from a Car Accident

A recent study conducted by the National Safety Council came up with some alarming numbers. The number of preventable injuries and deaths in The United States for 2017 were analyzed and showed that the odds of a United States citizen dying from a drug overdose are higher than the odds of dying from a car accident.

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Julie in Drug Education
November 7, 2018

FDA Approves Another Powerful Opioid Despite the Continual Rise in Opioid-Related Deaths

On Friday, November 2nd the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the new pharmaceutical drug Dsuvia which is an extremely high strength opioid. The potent painkiller is 500-1000 times more powerful than Morphine and ten times stronger than one of the strongest opioids fentanyl.

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