FENTANYL

Drew Jambon in Addiction
September 26, 2019

The Rise of Fentanyl

With news stories regarding overdoses being churned out at seemingly every corner as the opioid epidemic continues to sweep the country, there is one word that has become as constant as anything else I’ve seen in these heartbreaking stories: fentanyl.

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Jason Good in Addiction
May 15, 2019

How to Detect Fentanyl in Heroin

If you’re reading this in hopes of getting actual information about how to figure out if the heroin you just bought has fentanyl in it, we need to have a different conversation.

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Jason Good in Addiction
April 29, 2019

How Does THIS Much Fentanyl Get into the United States?

Chinese chemists and drug dealers are the shortest answer to that question. The drug problem in the United States has gotten far worse since the introduction of fentanyl and cheap fentanyl analogs.

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Jason Good in Addiction
January 20, 2018

Coroner Confirms Multiple Drugs Including Fentanyl Involved in Tom Petty’s Death

When is it going to stop? When are people going to stop dying from fentanyl overdoses? It’s getting a bit ridiculous at this point; people are dropping like flies.

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Jason Good in Addiction
November 28, 2017

Dealers Getting Away with Selling Synthetic Opiates

Years ago, the drug known as “spice” became a huge problem. The drug came around in the late 2000’s and its effects were soon felt. Spice was originally looked at as a way to get a legal high that wouldn’t get picked up on drug tests.

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Jason Good in Addiction
November 25, 2017

DEA Considers Fentanyl to Have ‘No Medical Use’

Throughout the years, fentanyl has been considered one of the deadliest drugs around, responsible for killing thousands of people who just wanted to get their fix.

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Jason Good in Addiction
October 31, 2017

Forget Heroin, Dealers Now Sell Pure Fentanyl

Donald Trump has just declared the opiate crisis a public health emergency and for good reason. The problem with opiates is getting worse each day and the fight against drugs seems to be a never-ending battle.

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Jason Good in Addiction
May 3, 2017

Narcan-Resistant Fentanyl Found in Pennsylvania

This year has brought a lot of bad news in the world of drugs and drug addiction. First, it was elephant tranquilizers being found in batches of heroin across the nation. Then, the number of deaths related to Fentanyl shot through the roof. Now, we have another huge problem looming on the horizon and it looks completely dismal. In Pittsburgh, PA a type of Narcan-resistant Fentanyl has been found in batches of heroin and it’s already causing numerous overdoses and deaths.

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Jason Good in Addiction
February 20, 2017

Fentanyl… It’s Not Only in Heroin

Fentanyl has been making news headlines for years in the world of drug addiction. It’s notoriously known as the number one killer drug that is often mixed with heroin to increase its potency and addictiveness.

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