Category: Opioid Epidemic

Prescription Drug Abuse Oxycontin Fuels Addiction Epidemic

If you’ve ever had major surgery or chronic pain you know the reality of having to rely on pain medication. You take your medication on time, sometimes even having to watch the clock, waiting anxiously for the next time you can take another. Just so you can feel okay.

Are Supervised Injection Sites An Effective Approach?

What if there were one thing that could save the thousands of people from the heroin epidemic that is currently sweeping the nation? A silver bullet. A cure for addiction. Whatever you call it, mayor of Ithaca, New York, Svante Myrick, believes that he has the answer to this problem.