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  • [Read Article] White Coats for Recovery

    "Providing Naloxone kits to laypersons reduces overdose deaths, is safe and is cost effecitve," says the CDC in its report "Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs Providing Naloxone to Laypersons-United States, 2014.

    Published: Mon June 12, 2017

  • [Read Article] OxyContin Update

    The maker of the powerful painkiller OxyContin said it would stop marketing opioid drugs to doctors, bowing to a key demand of lawsuits that blame the company for helping trigger the current US drug abuse epidemic.

    Published: Fri January 12, 2018

  • [Read Article] What is an "Opioid"?

    Opium, a narcotic obtained from a kind of poppy, and has been used in human societies fro thousands of years. Opium along with all other drugs with similar properties: first morphine, then herion, then prescription painkillers like Vicodin, Percocet a

    Published: Mon July 16, 2018