Overdose

Home / Overdose
Deaths From Alcohol, Suicide and Overdose Reach Record High
13 March

“Despair deaths” from drugs, alcohol or suicide have skyrocketed, reaching new peaks in the U.S., according to a report from

Read More
Bring Your Narcan Inside!
8 February

  With freezing temperatures, it is important to bring your animals and Narcan inside. With a one to two year

Read More
Fatal Drug ODs Soaring Among Middle-Aged Women
23 January

Middle-aged American women are dying from opioid overdoses at an alarming rate, according to new data by the Centers for

Read More
W-18: A Dangerous and Addictive Drug
28 April

Health officials are growing concerned about the drug W-18, a powerful painkiller medication that is making its way into North

Read More
Synthetic Drugs Causing Overdoses in California
6 April

A fatal batch of fentanyl-laced pills are circulating around California, specifically in the Sacramento County area. As of last week,

Read More
Researchers Emphasize Dangers of Benzos
22 February

In 2013, benzodiazepine drugs, which are sedatives like Xanax, Valium and Klonopin, accounted for 31 percent of overdose deaths. According

Read More
Overdose Reversal Kits Now Available to All U.S. High Schools
28 January

A new initiative announced this past Monday by the Clinton Foundation makes an emergency opioid overdose reversal kit of every

Read More
Increase in Overdoses in Chicago
7 October

This past week, Chicago saw 74 overdoses within 72 hours. This is more than double the amount of overdoses occurring

Read More
CVS Pharmacy Now Carries Naloxone
25 September

CVS Pharmacy is continuing to support the fight against addiction. The nationwide convenience store and pharmacy has expanded their naloxone

Read More