ADDICTION

Jason Good in Addiction
November 11, 2018

Gabapentin One of 2017’s Most Prescribed Medications: Now it’s Part of the Opioid Problem

“When one drug becomes a problem, just switch to a different one.” That seems to be the morbid motto of the drug crisis. Use drugs to solve a problem, then once the drug becomes a problem, just switch to a different one.

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Jason Good in Addiction
November 10, 2018

MAT is Not a Solution to Addiction

Since the DEA released its 2018 statistics on the current drug threat, it’s quite obvious that most, if not all of our attempts to handle the drug crisis have failed.

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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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Jason Good in Addiction
November 6, 2018

Kentucky Attorney General Files Law Suit Against Drug Manufacturer

It’s become more apparent in recent years that pharmaceutical companies have played a major role in setting up the current opioid crisis.

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Jason Good in Addiction
November 4, 2018

DEA Announces 2018 Drug Stats and It’s Not Good News

The Drug Enforcement Administration just released the statistics on the drug crisis for 2018 and it shows that the problem in the United States is still a formidable threat.

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Jason Good in Addiction
October 30, 2018

Surviving the Holidays 101

The Holidays can be a tough time for people around the globe, not just addicts. Although addicts have their own struggles during the Holiday season, this time of year can prove to be highly stressful for pretty much anyone.

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Jason Good in Addiction
October 29, 2018

Overdoses Now Occurring During Funerals

I hate to point out the irony in the title of this article but that’s exactly what’s started to happen.

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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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Jason Good in Addiction
October 9, 2018

‘Dilbert’ Comic Strip Artist Loses Stepson to Fatal Fentanyl Overdose

It’s beyond words when a parent loses a child to a drug overdose. It’s so unnecessary and it’s unnatural. Children are supposed to outlive their parents; parents are never supposed to bury their children and when they do, it’s one of the most traumatic, life-altering things that can happen.

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Jason Good in Addiction
October 8, 2018

Killer ‘Pink’ Heroin Found in Missouri

It’s not a new phenomenon that heroin is causing overdoses all over the country, especially since it’s being regularly mixed with synthetic fentanyl analogues that are proving to be way too strong, even for veteran opioid users.

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