The Opioid Epidemic’s Forgotten Victims

In 2016, a photo of a man and a woman who had overdosed in the front seat of their car with their young son in the backseat went viral. It sparked anger, both from those who empathized with the parents and those who denounced them. It was a heartbreaking image that made it impossible to … Continued

Stop Thinking Addiction Could Never Happen to You

You hear it on the news, read about it on Facebook, and see the ads on the train ─ there is an opioid epidemic sweeping the nation. This epidemic killed roughly 60,000 people last year alone. But if you don’t know anyone who uses drugs, it is easy to assume that this problem could never … Continued

What is Naloxone?

91 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. Naloxone can help. Learn more about this life saving medicine in this short video.

Narcan: Saving Lives or Enabling Addiction?

People are overdosing in the streets, at the mall, at home in front of their children. They are mothers, fathers, sons, daughters. Every race, every socioeconomic class, and every region has been affected by the opioid epidemic. With 33,000 deaths attributed to opioid overdoses in 2015 alone, everyone is looking for a solution. Many believe … Continued

Senate Adds $45 Billion to Fight Opioid Crisis

When the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was first proposed, it was met with resistance from both Republicans and Democrats, particularly when it came to how the bill would affect the current opioid crisis sweeping the nation. In an effort to increase support for the bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recently added $45 billion … Continued