“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.
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.
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.
It’s become more apparent in recent years that pharmaceutical companies have played a major role in setting up the current opioid crisis.
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.
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.
I hate to point out the irony in the title of this article but that’s exactly what’s started to happen.
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.
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.
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.