Should Overdoses Be Treated as Attempted Suicide?

August 13th, 2019

As accidental drug overdoses are on the rise, the question is should a drug overdose be treated as an attempted suicide? We are becoming more informed about the link between overdoses and suicide.

New Jersey Paramedics Offer Suboxone After Overdoses

August 8th, 2019

New Jersey paramedics are now allowed to administer Suboxone immediately after reviving someone from an opioid-related overdose. This has many benefits in facilitating long-term treatment.

Opiate Addiction Signs & Symptoms

July 30th, 2019

To recognize if someone you know is addicted to opiates, there are some specific signs and symptoms to look for. These can help you decipher whether or not your loved one is using opiates and has become addicted.

New Jersey Drug Awareness Dashboard

July 23rd, 2019

Many ideas are being put forth by the state to help fight the drug addiction problem in New Jersey. One of the proposals recently launched is the drug awareness dashboard, which will help provide better data about the opioid epidemic.

What is the Calvin Klein Club Drug?

July 16th, 2019

The Calvin Klein drug is not a new synthetic compound, but instead is a deadly combination of cocaine and ketamine that has caused many overdoses at clubs and parties.

How to Prepare for Drug Rehab

July 9th, 2019

The decision to ask for help with addiction and substance abuse is always a difficult one. You must prepare for addiction treatment and the commitment it takes to successfully finish a drug rehab program.

Medication Use in Addiction Treatment

July 2nd, 2019

Addiction and alcoholism are considered diseases, and the treatment that is available for them often requires medication to help the addict or alcoholic during the supervised rehabilitation process.

New Jersey Distributes Narcan to Pharmacies

June 25th, 2019

As part of a state-wide initiative, New Jersey health officials gave away 32 thousand doses of Narcan to pharmacies in many of the most hard-hit areas by the opioid epidemic, but more must be done as overdose deaths continue to increase.

Overdose Deaths Break Records in New Jersey

June 18th, 2019

New Jersey drug overdose deaths continue to increase as a result of the opioid epidemic. Many deaths come from fentanyl being mixed with street heroin for a deadly combination. What is being done to stop the crisis from getting worse?



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