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Narcan has been making headlines lately.  For those not familiar with it, this new drug helps people who are in the process having an overdose, reversing its effects.  In 2014 in the U.S., 18,893 people died from overdoses related…

Donald Trump's Plan to Address the Drug Epidemic

More people died from drug overdoses in 2014 than in any other year on record, and more than six out of ten of those deaths involved an opioid, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Overdose deaths from prescription…

NJ Launches Opioid Abuse Town Hall

The Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall series is being organized by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, with collaboration from hundreds of local prevention and treatment organizations, as well as…

Marijuana

Marijuana seems to be in the news lately.  With more and more states loosening restrictions on it people seem to be downplaying the effects.  28 states have now legalized marijuana in some form.  But just like with alcohol, people…

Opioid Addicts Turning to Diarrhea Drugs-

I was just as surprised to write this headline when I first read it.  When it comes to the resourcefulness of people, I am constantly amazed.  Addicts especially, when you have a large enough motivator, almost anything is possible.…

Babies born into Addiction

An article from the Daily Caller brings up another tragic effect of the drug epidemic faced in this country.  Others are affected by one person’s addiction.  Many times these are family members, but the most tragic is when babies…

Failing Grade An article on CNBC talks about the lack of progress on the war against opioids.  Only 5 out of 50 governments had made any progress in rolling back the tide of this devastating plague.  Twenty-eight states were graded…

The Lacey Township Board of Education adopted a new policy this week to begin voluntary random drug testing at schools.  This program is voluntary at the will of the parents for students in extra-curricular activities.  Original Article This is…