HEROIN AND FENTANYL: OHIO IN THE DOLDRUMS. Breaking news reports are becoming a staple on television sets in Ohio. Every night, the news is peppered with a report of an overdose. Reminiscent of the crack cocaine epidemic, Ohio seems to be in a vortex of drugs and death. According to authorities, at some point, it started off with ten overdoses, fluctuating to 15. While it appeared that the menace seemed to be getting nipped in… "HEROIN AND FENTANYL: IS OHIO BEING ATTACKED?"
Budget cuts are affecting substance abuse programs across the nation. At Bright Futures Treatment Center, our doors stay open for all men seeking recovery. The importance of raising awareness about the prevalence of men’s drug addiction, especially with a heroin epidemic sweeping the nation, cannot be understated. Overdoses are on the rise as prescription pain pills and high purity heroin slowly creep their way into middle-class suburban neighborhoods. Many police forces now carry Narcan, and… "Budget Cuts Continue To Affect Substance Abuse Programs"
What if there was a day where legalized injection sites for heroin and other illicit drugs were a normal sight next to the grocery store you purchase your vegetables? Where do we draw the line? A gruesome sight but a harsh reality many addicted men face on a daily basis. In some countries across Europe, a small possession of narcotics is decriminalized and addicts are instead encouraged to seek help. In other countries, controlled injection… "New York State Pushes For Legalized Heroin Injection Sites"