Karen in Fentanyl
December 12, 2018

China Restricts Sale of Fentanyl: Will This Reduce Overdoses in America?

President Xi…has agreed to designate Fentanyl as a Controlled Substance, meaning that people selling Fentanyl to the United States will be subject to China’s maximum penalty under the law.


Ren in Dealing with Addiction
September 9, 2018

Taking Back Our Cities from Opioids

How do we take our cities back from the opioid epidemic? Are we even aware of the need to do this? The American people need to know that the U.S. is currently struggling with an opioid addiction epidemic, an epidemic quite unlike anything we have experienced before.


Ren in Dealing with Addiction
August 20, 2018

Going from Punishment to Treatment

Drug addiction is a difficult crisis, a harmful habit with a very toxic substance that causes people to act in a way that is completely different from their true nature as individuals. Drug addiction is a tricky beast, a physical and mental crisis but also a criminal habit, as every time a drug addict uses drugs, he or she is breaking the law.


Karen in Costs of drug abuse
April 17, 2017

How Much Are YOU Paying for the Drug and Alcohol Abuse of Americans?

It’s very likely the majority of Americans think drug abuse and addiction are problems that don’t directly affect them. Unless it’s present in their household, they’re free of any effects, right? Actually, no.…


Karen in Drug prevention
December 12, 2016

New Jersey Prosecutor’s Office Takes to Social Media to Prevent Overdose Deaths

When it comes to heroin and painkiller addiction and overdoses, the Northeast United States has been very hard hit. In Hackensack, New Jersey, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office (BCPO) decided to fight back using social media tools.