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.
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 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.