Beeler worried that a failed drug test — even if it was for a medication to treat his addiction (like buprenorphine) — would land him in prison.
Overdose survivors need more than a second (or third) chance: they need a parachute. When you’re in free fall, a little more time isn’t much help.
The state is set to give away one free dose of naloxone on September 25th from 9 AM to 3 PM.
Families protest Purdue Pharma. City benches encourage conversations about mental health. From corporate lawyer to sleeping on the street.
Dopey speaks with the BBC, university Greek Life connected with high rate of overdoses, and the debate surrounding marijuana use and the second amendment.
Here, on this motel floor, I need to know that you still love me. If it isn’t too painful for you, please visit me in rehab. When I tell you that I’m finally ready to get clean, please believe me even if it’s the 100th time.
Stop forcing your mindfulness on me, fake-smiling customer service workers drink more, pope urges students to put down phones and practice self-reflection.
Family writes books about substance abuse, ‘NaloBoxes’ will give the public access to naloxone for emergencies, NFL exec goes back to his youth to share story of tragedy and addiction.
There is overwhelming evidence that harm reduction keeps people alive and can bring them into recovery, yet it’s still met with opposition. We ask four harm reduction workers what inspires them and what we can do to help.
The Food and Drug Administration addressed its missteps in handling the crisis and outlined its future plans in a new statement.