prescription drug overdose

Overdose Prevention and Addiction Treatment
January 4, 2020

What to Do When Someone Overdoses

It’s a thought that everyone impacted by addiction has had before. What do you do when someone overdoses? Worse yet, what is…

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Drug overdoses decline for the first time in nearly 30 years.
August 5, 2019

Fatal Drug Overdoses Decline for the First Time in 30 Years

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC reports that there were around 68,557 drug overdose fatalities in the United States in…

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Cooperation between ERs and Treatment Centers
February 22, 2019

The Disconnect: Can Better Cooperation between ERs and Treatment Centers Improve Odds for Drug Overdose Survivors?

So many have us have been there: it’s 3:30 in the morning and we get a frantic call or text telling us…

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Strips to Prevent Fentanyl Overdose Being Proposed
January 7, 2019

Testing Strips to Prevent Fentanyl Overdose: Getting Smart or Giving Up?

Fentanyl overdose has been one of the primary contributors to the alarming and tragic uptick in overall drug-related deaths in the United…

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American overdose reach over 72000 in 2017.
August 16, 2018

American Overdose Deaths Reach Another Record High in 2017

It’s the news no one wanted to hear but many knew was coming. Preliminary data on American overdose deaths has yielded a…

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Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center Drug Overdose Deaths Expected to Hit Record Highs for Third Straight Year
June 8, 2017

Drug Overdose Deaths Expected to Hit Record Highs for Third Straight Year

In 2014, over 47,000 Americans died from drug overdose. This shocking and tragic figure dealt a hard blow to the morale of…

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