Overdose

Overdose deaths have skyrocketed across the country. Protect yourself by learning to recognize warning signs and what to do in case of an emergency.
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.
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.
Alcohol

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.
Drug Addiction

Lil Peep’s Overdose Sparks Xanax Discussion

21-year-old rapper Lil Peep allegedly died of an overdose involving Xanax, igniting a conversation about the misuse of prescription drugs.
Opioids

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.
Opioids

Narcan: Saving Lives or Enabling Addiction?

Discover the pros and cons of the drug Narcan, which prevents overdoses but does not always facilitate long-term addiction recovery.
Opioids

What Happens During a Drug Overdose?

As the opioid epidemic continues to spread across the country, overdoses are becoming increasingly common. To learn what happens when someone overdoses, watch this short video.
Opioids

Carfentanil: A New Killer on the Loose

While many accidental overdoses last year involved Fentanyl, there is an even more dangerous drug hitting the streets, Carfentanil.
Opioids

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.
Opioids

What You Need to Know About Fentanyl

One of the most powerful and deadly substances of the opioid class, fentanyl has been linked to numerous fatal overdoses in recent years.
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