opiates

January 20, 2017

Cult of Irresponsibility: Is ‘Sweeping the Dust Under the Carpet’ a New Norm in Health and Pharma?

Face and Embrace One of the first and most important lessons many learn – or re-learn – in recovery is to take responsibility for their actions. […]
September 6, 2016

New Approach to an Overgrown Problem: ‘Non-addictive’ Painkillers Tested to Replace Opioids

We have pretty dutifully, and thoroughly, covered the historic spike in prescription drug and opioid abuse on this blog. We have also, along with others in […]
July 27, 2016

America, We Have a Problem: How Fentanyl is Changing the Landscape of the Opiate Crisis (Part 2)

The Scary Scope of the Problem When investigators reviewed a sudden increase of deaths in 2014 which appeared to be caused by heroin, they subsequently discovered […]
July 22, 2016

America, We Have a Problem: How Fentanyl is Changing the Landscape of the Opiate Crisis (Part 1)

When music legend Prince Rogers Nelson’s death this spring was officially attributed to an overdose on fentanyl, it represented another instance in which broad public attention […]
March 21, 2016

When Does Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Become a Risk to Recovery?

The unparalleled spike in opiate abuse and related overdoses in recent years has demanded unprecedented response. And while increased attention and concern have been seen in […]