Fentanyl Is Now the Leading Cause of Death for Adults Ages 18 to 45
One of the findings in the CDC’s 2020 Cause of Death report was that overdose deaths caused by fentanyl were the leading cause of death for adults ages 18 to 45. At first, this key fact went almost unnoticed. Only now is this critical issue getting the attention it deserves.
Is Fentanyl Addiction America’s Number One Drug Problem?
What is fentanyl? How did it become America’s worst drug problem? What can be done to prevent soaring fentanyl deaths?
How Fentanyl Addiction Surged in America
Since the turn of the century, drug overdose fatalities have surged across America. While several different types of drugs have contributed to the crisis, opioids (especially fentanyl) have caused most of the deaths. How does one drug contribute to so much death across the country?
New Study Finds that Fentanyl Is Grossly Overprescribed
The term “over-prescribing” is one we hear with frequency today. Over-prescribing is a phenomenon where a doctor administers a prescription for too much of a drug. Such can manifest by a doctor giving a patient a medicine for too long…
Synthetic Opioid Fentanyl: Now the #1 Drug Involved in Overdose Deaths
Surviving addiction to opioids like heroin becomes vastly harder when an unpredictable and powerful illicit drug like fentanyl hits the market and spreads across the country. Tragically, an increasing number of people are not surviving their encounters with this drug.
Dealers Add Fentanyl to Cocaine to “Make it Better, Make the Junkies Come Back Faster”
With powerful fentanyl being found in cocaine, methamphetamine, counterfeit pills and Spice, it’s a more life-threatening world in which to abuse drugs than ever before.