Overdose

Overdoses have skyrocketed across the country; in 2021, 100,306 people were reported to have died of a drug overdose in the US. Protect yourself by learning to recognize warning signs and what to do in case of an emergency.
Recovery

Drug Overdose: Everything You Need to Know

Drug abuse always carries the risk of serious side effects, including overdose. Understand the causes and symptoms behind an overdose.
Opioids

What Happens During an Opioid Overdose?

Due to the rise in fentanyl, opioid overdoses are happening at a higher rate. Learn overdose signs and how using Narcan can save a life.
Drug Addiction

The Rise in Meth: Why Use is Surging Across the Country

Why is meth use rapidly increasing across the US? Accessibility, potency, and lack of treatment options are three key factors
Drug Addiction

Benadryl Challenge, TripTok, and #Ket: TikTok and Drug Use Among Gen Z

With recent TikTok trends like the Benadryl Challenge, TripTok, and #Ket, many parents are wondering if there is a larger drug use problem facing Gen Z.
Drug Addiction

The Truth About Surviving A Drug Overdose

Opioid overdoses aren't always deadly. Learn about the severe consequences that overdose survivors often face.
Alcohol

Too Young to Die: Liver-Related Deaths From Heavy Drinking Among Young Adults

It only took three years of heavy drinking for Lance Juracka to die from alcohol-related liver disease. He was 36. Ian Whitcomb was just 30 when he was diagnosed with […]
Drug Addiction

Fentanyl: What You Need to Know

Fentanyl is wreaking havoc on society. Here's what you need to know about this deadly synthetic opioid.
Drug Addiction

New Laws Pose Important Question: Who Should Be Held Responsible in Overdose Deaths?

They were friends. They were family. They shared drugs and overdosed. One survived, the other died. Who should be held responsible when an overdose occurs?
Drug Addiction

No Longer a Family Secret: Obituaries Shine a Light on Addiction

Drug overdoses were once kept hidden behind closed doors. But as the opioid epidemic spreads, more and more families are sharing the truth about their loved one’s use, addiction, and death ⎼ in hopes of helping others who are struggling.
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

4 Deadly Drug and Alcohol Combinations

Alcohol is a danger in itself but can be especially lethal when mixed with certain drugs. Learn about drug and alcohol combinations to avoid at all costs.
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.
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