Narcan (Naloxone) Approved for Over-the-Counter Use
As of March 29, 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Narcan, 4 mg. naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray for non-prescription use. The brand name Narcan was first approved by…Read More
October is National Recovery Month!
Why do we have it? The public needs to be educated. Last year, there were over 107,000 overdose deaths in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. …Read More
Would You Recognize An Overdose?
Today, on August 31,2022, we honor the 107,000+ U.S. people who died from drug overdoses. Parents don’t want their addicted child to die from an overdose. Yet, last year, according…Read More
Would You Know How to Reverse An Overdose?
Whether a drug overdose is intentional (suicide) or unintentional, it’s still an overdose. The Centers for Disease Control defines an unintentional death as “when no harm is intended. Unintentional drug…Read More
Looking Beyond The Peephole of Addiction
There are many books about addiction. Some are written by mothers who give you a glance into their private world of what it’s like having a daughter who is NOT…Read More
“People, Places, and Things” to Avoid During the Holidays
Families will be reuniting for the holidays soon. How will it be different after the Covoid pandemic? No longer isolated, how will this family time be different from last year?…Read More
It all Started with Pain Killers!
“It all started with pain Killers” If your child had a sports injury in the 90’s and was given a new “miracle” drug for pain called Oxycontin, developed in the…Read More
CDC Provisional Counts of 2021 Addiction Are Released Today, And They ARE Sobering!
The U.S. Covoid pandemic did a number on overdose deaths – 93,000 last year, to be exact, according to CDC figures released today on drug-related deaths occurring within the fifty…Read More