15 Blogs tagged as opioids
November 27, 2018
You may assume that your parents’ over-the-counter medication is safer and less addictive … but that isn’t necessarily true.
October 24, 2018
Anne Marie Zanfagna has been an artist for her entire life. But when she lost her daughter, Jacqueline, to a heroin overdose in 2014, her work became more personal.
August 30, 2018
About one in five college students reported in a survey that they knew someone who was addicted to pain medications, and nearly a third said they knew somebody who overdosed on painkillers or heroin.
August 23, 2018
Multiple studies have shown that new opioid users are at risk for persistent use after elective surgeries.
August 22, 2018
Mothers in recovery who can stay with their children are far more likely to stay sober, which can put an end to generational cycles of substance abuse.
July 31, 2018
There are many alternatives to opioids that can help alleviate your son or daughter’s pain.
July 24, 2018
Use this overview to help you know what questions to ask when a healthcare provider recommends or prescribes a pain reliever for your child, and how to be sure that your child takes the medication as prescribed without misusing the medication or sharing it with others.
July 23, 2018
Austin Eubanks survived the Columbine massacre but used drugs to mask his emotional pain. Read about his journey to recovery.
July 17, 2018
While the opioid epidemic continues to ravage American communities, colleges largely have been spared by the crisis so far.
April 6, 2018
Today, one of the biggest risks facing your teen could be sitting right in your medicine cabinet. Prescription painkillers are one of the most common types of drugs for teenagers to abuse, and part of the reason for this is that they are easily accessible.