What role have pharmacies played in the opioid epidemic? How have they contributed to it? How have they worked against it?
The opioid epidemic in the United States first began to develop at the turn of the century. Now a National Public Health Emergency, this crisis has been ongoing for over two decades.
Holidays are a time when people often drink to excess, and that can lead to a host of problems such as drunk driving, fights with family, alcohol poisoning, possibly even the first step towards addiction. Might it be a good idea to commit to a sober or “dry” holiday this time around?
The holidays can be a challenging time for a recovering addict. What can you do to help them navigate the Christmas and New Year safely?
Cocaine has not always been associated with large numbers of deaths, at least not to the degree of other substances like opiates and alcohol. However, these deaths are now beginning to skyrocket, almost tripling in number in just the past five years.
The 21st-century has brought with it a vast range of advancements and forward progress in many areas of human life. Unfortunately, these advances have also led to a new, more sinister development, i.e., the ability to order drugs online and have them shipped right to your front door.
Returning home from rehab is never easy. While you may have gained a new perspective on life and taken responsibility for living it well, you will likely face the consequences of your actions and hopefully overcome them armed with the tools you learned in rehab.
As the opioid crisis has swept across America, this addiction nightmare has now made its way into the workforce. What will it take for American workers and employers to create a safe, drug-free work environment?
Drug and alcohol addiction are critical health issues that cause untold harm, not only for those addicted but also for their family members and loved ones. Furthermore, these problems are skyrocketing in prevalence, creating serious public health emergencies for the American people.
Alcohol is one of the most preventable causes of death. It’s no exaggeration that almost 100,000 Americans drink themselves to into an early grave every year.