New Hampshire Town Sees 905% Increase in Narcan Administration
07.21.2017 Narcan

905% Increase in Narcan Administration Seen in New Hampshire Town According to the Laconia fire department in New Hampshire, in the past 68 days they have administered 116 doses of Narcan. Compared to this time last year it is a 905% increase. Additionally, they saw 30 overdoses in just over 2 months, meaning that many […]

Stimulant Addiction
07.14.2017 Addiction Stimulants

About Stimulant Addiction Stimulants, also known as “uppers”, are a substance that raises the levels of physiological or nervous activity in the body. They increase alertness, attention, and energy, as well as elevate blood pressure, heart rate, and respiration. The potential for abuse and addiction of stimulants lead to their decrease in medical use. Types […]

New Narcan Resistant Fentanyl Strains Surface
07.08.2017 Addiction Fentanyl Narcan Opioids Prescription Drugs

Narcan Resistant Fentanyl It has been confirmed by Georgia authorities that two new strains of fentanyl have surfaced in the area. These new strains are so potent they may be resistant to the lifesaving antidote naloxone, or Narcan. Acrylfentanyl has been linked to at least 44 overdose deaths this year in Cook County, Illinois. Tetrahydrofureon […]

Positivity in Addiction Treatment
06.30.2017 Addiction Addiction and Recovery

The Power of Positivity in Addiction Treatment Addiction recovery has many aspects to it, and both physical and mental investments must be made to achieve sobriety. The individual must put in hard work, dedication, humility and passion. Positivity in addiction treatment also plays a large role in the process of addiction recovery. Without positivity, many […]

City of Delray Beach Suing Big Pharma
06.22.2017 Addiction Prescription Drugs

Delray Beach Suing Big Pharma It is reported that the City of Delray Beach is considering holding big pharma accountable for the opioid epidemic. The mayor of Delray Beach presented the idea of suing the companies responsible for producing painkillers. Other states have made similar moves including Mississippi, West Virginia and Ohio. These lawsuits argue […]

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