Snapchat, TikTok, and Teen Fentanyl Poisoning

Kade Web. Photo: Brandon Thibodeaux-The New York Times Kade Web of Roseville, California bought Counterfeit Percocet through a dealer on Snapchat and died of fentanyl poisoning (Hoffman, 2022).

Snapchat, TikTok, and Teen Fentanyl Poisoning2022-09-14T22:57:04+00:00

How to Reduce Overdose Deaths

Overdose deaths continue to skyrocket in the United States. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, overdose deaths reached 93,331 in 2020 which is the highest number ever recorded.

How to Reduce Overdose Deaths2022-09-01T03:31:02+00:00

What is Narcan and Why do You Need it?

Imagine witnessing an overdose and not being able to do anything about it until the ambulance arrives. Maybe you have been in that situation and it was super scary. What

What is Narcan and Why do You Need it?2022-09-01T00:38:00+00:00

How Addiction Impacts the Family

We often think of addiction as a personal or individual experience because of the damage it does to the addicted person. However, the entire family is almost always impacted by

How Addiction Impacts the Family2022-08-06T02:09:45+00:00

Addressing Addiction in Rural Areas

When most of us think of addiction problems we tend to picture large cities. The truth is that rural areas often have a bigger problem with substance abuse. Lack of

Addressing Addiction in Rural Areas2022-06-27T19:41:17+00:00

Proof Everybody can Beat Addiction

If you listened to the last 2 episodes of the Recovery and Company podcast you heard Dr. Andrew Proulx’s powerful story of overcoming opioid addiction. It begins like many others

Proof Everybody can Beat Addiction2022-06-14T19:19:15+00:00

5 Risk Factors for Addiction

When you visit the doctor, they ask you a litany of questions: “Is there a history of heart disease in your family?” “Is there a history of diabetes?” They may

5 Risk Factors for Addiction2022-05-18T02:22:09+00:00

How to Manage Chronic Pain without Becoming Addicted

If you are from my generation, you might remember the OxyContin craze when Purdue Pharma was heavily promoting the drug to doctors to treat pain. Coincidentally, the same year Purdue

How to Manage Chronic Pain without Becoming Addicted2022-05-18T02:24:15+00:00

My Addiction Gave Me Wings, Then Took Away My Sky

Believe it or not, most people are trying to make their lives better when they start using drugs or alcohol. For instance, someone might snort cocaine or stimulants to make

My Addiction Gave Me Wings, Then Took Away My Sky2022-05-18T02:24:53+00:00
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