Opioids

Learn about how the opioid epidemic is affecting countless lives and how you or your loved one can seek help.
Addiction Treatment

Medication-Assisted Treatment: Which Addiction Medication is Right for You

For many struggling with alcoholism and opioid addiction, medication-assisted treatment can be a life-saving tool. Learn about the FDA-approved addiction medications helping countless individuals manage their cravings and minimize their withdrawal symptoms.
Opioids

5 Things to Know About the Opioid Bill

President Trump, who labeled the opioid epidemic a national emergency earlier this year, recently signed the bill ⎼ the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act ⎼ into law. Below are five important components of this law and how they can impact addiction and treatment.
Opioids

How to Use Narcan

Narcan is a live-saving medication that helps reverse opioid overdoses. Knowing how to administer this medication can help save a life. In this short video, learn what steps to take in case of an opioid overdose.
Opioids

The Return of HIV Outbreaks: A Symptom of the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic has been a public health threat for years, but now it is linked to another danger: the return of HIV outbreaks. Learn how opioid addiction is driving a new HIV crisis.
Opioids

Senate Passes Bill Targeting the Opioid Epidemic

The U.S. Senate voted 99-1 in favor of new bills directed at preventing the opioid crisis. See how the proposed laws will impact those suffering from addiction.
Drug Addiction

Drugs: More Dangerous than Ever

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, fentanyl is being used to lace a wide variety of drugs including marijuana. Learn more about the dangers of fentanyl-laced drugs.
Opioids

San Francisco Takes Fight Against Opioid Epidemic to the Streets

The city of San Francisco will begin distributing medications that combat opioid withdrawal to those suffering from addiction on the streets. Learn more about how this could impact the opioid epidemic.
Opioids

Vans Warped Tour’s Summer Lineup: Stopping Opioid Addiction

For its final tour, which starts in California on June 21st and ends in Florida on August 5th, Warped Tour’s goal is to not just entertain but also educate young attendees.
Drug Addiction

Drug Overdoses and the 911 Good Samaritan Law

In the case of a drug overdose, as with many medical emergencies, a matter of minutes can make all the difference between life and death. Yet, many people delay calling 911, or sometimes don’t call at all. And it’s not just drug dealers or complete strangers who are hesitating to call ⎼ it is parents, friends, loved ones. It is the individual overdosing. Not because they don’t care, but because they’re afraid of the repercussions.
Family Wellness

What Parents Need to Know About Teens and Opioids

Opioid overdoses occur regardless of age. Learn how to recognize the signs of addiction and how to communicate with your teens about the dangers of drug abuse.
Opioids

Generation Prescription Pills: How Baby Boomers and Millennials Are Driving the Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic has impacted over 2.5 million users and their families. Learn about two generations that have been particularly hard-hit: Baby Boomers and Millennials.
Family Wellness

The Opioid Epidemic’s Forgotten Victims

When discussing the opioid epidemic, most focus on the staggering number of overdose deaths ⎼ on average, 91 per day. As upsetting as these losses are, they are not the only victims of this deadly epidemic. The children of addicted parents are also suffering.