Category: Current Events

OxyContin Maker Exploring Bankruptcy in Wake of 2,000+ Lawsuits

March 12, 2019

Oh, the pain….whether it comes from an accident, surgery, or other cause, the narcotic painkiller du jour prescribed by doctors far and […]

4 Successful Strategies For Fighting the Opioid Epidemic From Around the U.S.

March 12, 2019

At first glance, the opioid epidemic seems like an insurmountable problem. According to the CDC, over 70,000 people died of drug overdoses […]

Safe Dosing: Coming to a Site Near You?

February 27, 2019

They’re called supervised injection sites (SIS). You may know them by other terms too. These include drug consumption facilities (DCF), fix rooms, […]

Life-Saving Overdose Reversal Drug Just Got a Major Price Hike

February 15, 2019

The opioid epidemic is perhaps the worst public health crisis the U.S. has ever endured. Each year, tens of thousands of individuals […]

Protecting Small Hands and Bodies in the Fight against Opioids

February 15, 2019

According to researchers at Yale University, children may be one of the demographics that are most suffering from the opioid overdose epidemic. […]

PawSox Baseball- The Stuff That Makes Careers

April 15, 2016

As a top Triple-A baseball team and affiliate of the famed Boston Red Sox, the team affectionately called PawSox (Pawtucket Red Sox) […]

Study reveals genes make children vulnerable to addiction

January 20, 2015

Research has proven that a variety of factors can influence whether a person develops an addiction. One of the most prevalent factors […]

Broadway musical star turns story of addiction into show

September 16, 2014

There was a time when Steven Strafford never thought he would overcome his meth addiction. Now, the Broadway actor is bringing his […]

Giving those in recovery a second chance

March 28, 2014

Substance abuse can take such a large toll on the lives of users that even though recovery through rehab centers most often […]

Russell Brand says mental state drove his heroin addiction

March 13, 2014

The causes of addiction are so varied from person to person and so difficult for even drug rehab programs to identify that […]

Celebs Discuss Addiction Struggles and Recovery

March 11, 2014

While it is of course in the best interest of drug addicts to get inpatient substance abuse treatment from rehab centers before […]

Russell Brand tells Oprah ‘Stay vigilant if you’re in recovery’

March 10, 2014

The sudden passing of acclaimed actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman reignited the national discussion over drugs and those who struggle with addiction. Experts […]

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