It was only a little over a year ago when Narcan-resistant fentanyl was reported to have been found in Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh area went wild, with no one actually believing that such a thing existed.
Weekly news of epic drug busts seems to have become part of the norm in our society. If we’re not focused on politics and everything going on in that arena, our focus shifts directly onto the drug crisis and the worsening state of affairs.
I guess you could say what goes around, comes around. Things seem to have come full-circle in the opioid crisis and it’s not good news. Recently Dr. Richard Sackler, of Purdue Pharma, was given approval on a patent for a new, marvel form of buprenorphine to be used for the treatment of opioid addiction. That’s right, the man whose family owns the company thought to be responsible for the opioid crisis was just given permission to formulate a drug to fight the very thing his family may have helped to create.
The drug epidemic is ever-changing. It morphs and evolves and instead of getting better or loosening its grip on our society, it’s getting worse as time goes on.
Why on Earth would Purdue Pharma, in the midst of the worst drug epidemic ever seen, think it was a good idea to continue to try and boost its sales of Oxycontin? Not only was the mass-marketing of Oxycontin one of the very things that started this whole mess, but it became the very drug that acted as the bridge to heroin addiction.
Arizona, home of a thousand different types of animals, lizards, and insects that can potentially kill you…
This program helped me in so many ways! During the withdrawal step, I came down off of alcohol, which has been the bane of my existence for more years than I can remember.
Methamphetamine has taken hold of our society in just the same fashion as heroin and benzos.
The Narconon Suncoast program challenged me both physically and mentally, yet rewarded me in many ways. It was never easy, but the best things in life always come when you challenge adversity.
Yet again, another mass overdose event happened recently. It’s now become such a common occurrence that it doesn’t seem weird or abnormal when we hear stories of massive amounts of people overdosing at the same time all over the country.