Police make arrest after 40 people overdose at Connecticut park today

Connecticut police have made an arrest in connection with more than three dozen overdose cases at a New Haven park. First responders found about 40 people who appeared to have overdosed on the New Haven Green on Wednesday, with 25 of those overdoses occurring within a three-hour span in the morning and some four to … Continue reading Police make arrest after 40 people overdose at Connecticut park today

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Compassion & Encouragement, Along with the Love of God, Can Save Them From Accidental Premature Death

Most Will Overdose and Die, Unless……. This is a topic that many don’t want to hear, and one that is hard to talk about; however, it is the reality of a user’s life. Most will never make it to detox or rehab because they will die of an overdose first. A person who is addicted … Continue reading Compassion & Encouragement, Along with the Love of God, Can Save Them From Accidental Premature Death

Dr. Marc Siegel: The opioid crisis has a solution — Here it is

I recently attended a symposium examining how medical schools can prepare future doctors to deal with the continuing opioid crisis. I joined over 90 educators from 30 medical schools at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University to discuss devising a curriculum based on a successful model that Brown has created. The curriculum on … Continue reading Dr. Marc Siegel: The opioid crisis has a solution — Here it is

Taking Rx Painkillers? Accidental Opioid Overdose Jumped to upwards of 30% Over Just One Year?

Hospital emergency rooms reported a 30 percent jump in opioid overdoses between the third quarter of 2016 and the third quarter of 2017, according to NPR. The largest increase in overdoses occurred in the Midwest, which saw a 69.7 percent increase. In Wisconsin, opioid overdoses increased 109 percent. The smallest increase occurred in the Southeast, … Continue reading Taking Rx Painkillers? Accidental Opioid Overdose Jumped to upwards of 30% Over Just One Year?