What Is Fentanyl?
Fentanyl is a powerful medication that has been seen in headlines across the country. To learn more about this pain medication, watch the short video.
What Are Opioids?
According to Psychology Today, opioids are “a class of controlled pain-management drugs that contain natural or synthetic chemicals based on morphine, the active component of opium.”
What You Should Ask Your Doctor Before Filling Painkiller Prescription
The average person probably doesn’t know what the opioid crisis means for them. If prescribed an opioid medication by their doctor, should they fill the prescription? What information should the doctor be giving them? What questions should they ask to ensure their safety and that of their family?
From Painkillers to Heroin: An All Too Common Path
The amount of people who are addicted to prescription painkillers continues to grow, with an estimated 2.1 million people currently misusing opioids in the United States. And for many, the transition from prescription drug misuse to heroin addiction is an easy one.