PEGGY COTE, RN

Peggy Cote, RN

Peggy Cote is a registered nurse with over 40 years of experience in the medical and addiction field. Her practice has also focused on holistic and naturopathic healthcare, looking toward natural solutions first before allopathic interventions. Peggy has devoted her career to helping people better themselves, their health, and their lives. Connect with Peggy on LinkedIn.


Peggy Cote, RN in Addiction
November 8, 2018

New Painkiller 10 Times Stronger than Fentanyl Approved by FDA

More people die from drug overdoses than some forms of cancer in the United States. It’s one of the leading causes of premature, preventable deaths and the situation is continuing to worsen.

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Peggy Cote, RN in Addiction
October 16, 2018

What Can Parents Do to Prevent their Child from Overdosing on Fentanyl?

Parents have a lot to worry about these days while raising their children. One of the scariest things for any parent to confront is the prevalence of drugs in our current society.

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Peggy Cote, RN in Addiction
October 3, 2018

Tennessee County Pharmacies Buy 1.5 Million Painkillers: 270 Pills for Every Person

There are many things that drive the current drug crisis ; the desire and want for drugs, the need to blur out reality, or take a reprieve from the daily grind of life.

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Peggy Cote, RN in Addiction
September 8, 2018

Sackler, of Purdue Pharma, Gets Patent for Opioid Addiction Medication

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.

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Peggy Cote, RN in Addiction
September 1, 2018

Meth Now Being Disguised as Children’s Vitamins

Methamphetamine has taken hold of our society in just the same fashion as heroin and benzos.

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Peggy Cote, RN in Addiction
July 31, 2018

Hooked on Bars: What to Know Before You Get Xanned Out

We can’t ignore the fact that there’s a huge benzodiazepine problem happening concurrent with the opioid and methamphetamine epidemic . Currently being called a “ syndemic ,” the drug problem in the U.S.

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Peggy Cote, RN in Addiction
July 29, 2018

Spice Overdose Outbreak in DC May Have Killed Four

It doesn’t seem like ‘ Spice ’ is ever really going to go away. It’s one of those weird drugs that came out a while back, hurt a bunch of people, and we don’t seem to be able to fully get rid of it.

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Peggy Cote, RN in Addiction
July 3, 2018

I’m Sick of the Opioid Crisis

The amount of fentanyl being found throughout the United States is beyond comprehension. While the problem was bad enough years ago, all it’s done is gotten worse and worse by the day.

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Peggy Cote, RN in Addiction
June 17, 2018

Hurting Yourself on Purpose: The Opioid Addiction Phenomenon No One is Talking About

Opioid addiction is strange to me, to be honest. Not strange that people can get addicted to them but it’s what people do after getting addicted to them that boggles my mind a bit. There’s some weird, weird things we’ll do in our full-blown addiction, all to get high or make the withdrawal go away. And the thing is, no one talks about it.

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Peggy Cote, RN in Addiction
March 21, 2018

CDC Grossly Underreporting Opioid Deaths

Right now, we’re in the midst of the worst drug epidemic in recorded history. It’s so bad, that more people died as a result of a drug overdose last year than the total number of Americans killed during the Vietnam War.

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