One of the unfortunate parts of the drug crisis —beyond the countless deaths, ripped apart families, and destroyed lives—is the fact that the epidemic seems to be getting worse every day.
Standing in line at the security check point, a TSA agent tells the crowd to remove everything from their pockets, take their shoes off and throw all liquids away. I barely go through the motions, fighting the urge to turn around and bolt out the door. But I have nothing to go back to.
It’s easy to feel bad for addicts. The casual observer sees the addict struggle through their daily lives having to mindlessly consume mass quantities of toxic substances in order to function with any semblance of normalcy.
There are several major differences in the Narconon Rehabilitation Program and why it is so effective in creating long-term, stable graduates.
Narconon Suncoast operates on the principle that anyone can end their addiction, become more responsible, and create a new, drug-free life. We also believe addiction is neither inherited nor an incurable disease requiring indefinite treatment.
For years, Philadelphia has been one of the epicenters of the opioid epidemic . Addicts have flocked to the Kensington area of the city for its strong, fentanyl-laden dope for years.
A drug is a drug. I feel like that’s a really valid point. Any drug has the potential to cause addiction and some drugs are a bit more socially acceptable than others.
Last year was a tough year for the opiate epidemic in the United States. People died nearly every 8.5 minutes due to an opiate overdose. Families all across the nation had to bury loved ones, mourn their loss, and obsess on where they went wrong.
Some things are funny, and some things are definitely not. There’s a time and place for jokes and when it comes to the opioid crisis, it’s no laughing matter.
Overdoses can happen just about anywhere. And with the drug crisis in full-swing, overdoses are happening now more than ever. The sheer amount of people addicted to opioid painkillers has affected the workforce in various ways.