Sharply Reduced Opioid Use in 10 Hospitals
March 5, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • The opioid epidemic is in all the news. • What to do about this crisis? • Alternative procedures tested in Colorado. • Startling results.
THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IS IN ALL THE NEWS. In the US last year, opioids (including prescription opioids, heroin, and fentanyl) killed more than 42,000 people, more … More “Sharply Reduced Opioid Use in 10 Hospitals”
Some Truths about Opioid Addiction
March 27, 2016
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • A heroin addict since high school • Death by overdose • Are opioid pain-killers the gateway drug? • Learning to be open about personal addiction
The following story and images are excerpted from National Public Radio. This true story is one of anger, tears, and depression…….but also of hope.