OPIOIDS

Karen in Opioids
September 30, 2017

Who Should Control the Distribution of Pain Pills?

Recently, the drugstore chain CVS announced that it would limit the number of pain medication pills it would distribute. Should a drugstore be in control of the distribution of painkillers? Or doctors or parents? Narconon weighs in.

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Jason Good in Opioids
September 17, 2017

United States Still Waiting for the Opioid Epidemic to be a ’State of Emergency’

A month ago, the U.S. government promised to declare the opioid epidemic a state of emergency in the United States, but has failed to do so as of yet.

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Karen in Opioids
September 5, 2017

Does our Opioid Epidemic Warrant a National Emergency Declare?

There’s been a lot of talk about declaring a national emergency to direct resources toward overcoming our epidemic of opioid overdose deaths. Do the events of the last couple of years really warrant this declare? See what you think.

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Karen in Opioids
July 31, 2017

Is There Really Difference Between Heroin and Suboxone?

Suboxone is given to hundreds of thousands of people in America as a treatment for addiction to opioids. Suboxone is promoted as a real “solution” to addiction but most people choosing this solution are never told the whole story of what they are in for.

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Karen in Opioids
June 29, 2017

How the U.S. Opioid Overdose Rate Misrepresents the Real Problem

In 2015, we lost 44,000 people to overdoses. But if we knew how many had been saved with naloxone, we would truly know the full extent of our crisis of opioid addiction and overdose.

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Erica in Opioids
June 7, 2017

How to Support a Heroin Addict Without Enabling

Heroin addiction is an extremely dangerous and lethal habit and it is important to help a loved one overcome this addiction. One of the keys to helping them achieve a path to recovery is knowing how to support an addict without enabling them.

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Karen in Opioids
May 4, 2017

Is Your Loved One at Risk for an Overdose?

While it’s true that addiction is not restricted to any particular social, economic or cultural groups, a study of those who have overdosed could provide a description of those most at risk for this fate.

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Karen in Opioids
March 13, 2017

China Bans Four Kinds of Fentanyl —Why Won’t This Help the U.S.?

After months of dedicated work by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the Chinese government has banned the production of four highly dangerous synthetic opioids. Learn why this may not make things much better in the U.S.

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