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  • Norway’s Safe Injection Sites to Battle Overdose Epidemic 

    Norway developed a pilot that will prescribe diamorphine to treat up to 400 people.

    Norway developed a pilot that will prescribe diamorphine to treat up to 400 people.

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    As part of a controversial scheme set to begin in 2020, Norway will be giving away free heroin — and a safe space to take it in — to people addicted to the drug. In an attempt to combat the country’s overdose epidemic, creators of the plan believe that it will reduce crime rates and drug-related deaths, as well as build trust between […]

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  • 5 Reasons to Watch the New PBS Series Addiction

    Here are five reasons you should watch the revealing new PBS series Addiction.

    Here are five reasons you should watch the revealing new PBS series Addiction.

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    It will shock you. It will educate you. It will give you hope. On October 17th, the new PBS series Addiction premiers – and it could very well change your life. Not only will you hear first-hand stories from people struggling with addiction, you’ll also learn about cutting-edge work of dedicated doctors and scientists who are determined […]

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  • Infographic: The No. 1 Date Rape Drug is 100% Legal

    Did you know alcohol is the most commonly used date rape drug?

    Did you know alcohol is the most commonly used date rape drug?

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    In the wake of sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the conversation has abruptly moved away from the misconduct allegations and towards the question of whether Kavanaugh drank too much (or even lied about it before the Senate Judiciary Committee). Earlier this summer, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford wrote a confidential letter to […]

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  • Fentanyl Seizures Around the U.S. Skyrocket 

    Record-setting seizures of fentanyl prove this deadly drug is still on the rise.

    Record-setting seizures of fentanyl prove this deadly drug is still on the rise.

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    Fentanyl. Two milligrams of this stuff can kill an adult. That’s less than a pinch of salt. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that’s up to 50 times more powerful than heroin. In recent years, fentanyl has become more prevalent across the nation, adding to the already staggering death toll of the opioid epidemic. Its increasing presence is easily seen […]

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  • Overdoses Happen…Even at Treatment Facilities

    Treatment centers aren't immune to on-site drug abuse and overdoses.

    Treatment centers aren't immune to on-site drug abuse and overdoses.

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    More than 64,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2016, according to data from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention – a number double what it was a decade ago. And while overdoses can occur anywhere, sometimes they happen where you’d least expect…like inside a treatment facility. It’s More Common Than You Think A Sarasota facility recently made headlines when eight […]

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Norway’s Safe Injection Sites to Battle Overdose Epidemic 

Norway developed a pilot that will prescribe diamorphine to treat up to 400 people.

As part of a controversial scheme set to begin in 2020, Norway will be giving away free heroin — and a safe space to take it in — to people addicted to the drug. In an attempt to combat the country’s overdose epidemic, creators of the plan believe that it will reduce crime rates and drug-related deaths, as well as build trust between […]

5 Reasons to Watch the New PBS Series Addiction

Here are five reasons you should watch the revealing new PBS series Addiction.

It will shock you. It will educate you. It will give you hope. On October 17th, the new PBS series Addiction premiers – and it could very well change your life. Not only will you hear first-hand stories from people struggling with addiction, you’ll also learn about cutting-edge work of dedicated doctors and scientists who are determined […]

Infographic: The No. 1 Date Rape Drug is 100% Legal

Did you know alcohol is the most commonly used date rape drug?

In the wake of sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the conversation has abruptly moved away from the misconduct allegations and towards the question of whether Kavanaugh drank too much (or even lied about it before the Senate Judiciary Committee). Earlier this summer, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford wrote a confidential letter to […]

Fentanyl Seizures Around the U.S. Skyrocket 

Record-setting seizures of fentanyl prove this deadly drug is still on the rise.

Fentanyl. Two milligrams of this stuff can kill an adult. That’s less than a pinch of salt. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that’s up to 50 times more powerful than heroin. In recent years, fentanyl has become more prevalent across the nation, adding to the already staggering death toll of the opioid epidemic. Its increasing presence is easily seen […]

Overdoses Happen…Even at Treatment Facilities

Treatment centers aren't immune to on-site drug abuse and overdoses.

More than 64,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2016, according to data from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention – a number double what it was a decade ago. And while overdoses can occur anywhere, sometimes they happen where you’d least expect…like inside a treatment facility. It’s More Common Than You Think A Sarasota facility recently made headlines when eight […]

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