Fentanyl Deaths Rising Again

Fentanyl Deaths Rising Again

The illegal use of Fentanyl has caused the sixth death in Milwaukee County between January 1 and February 11, 2015. It is possible it is also the cause of a seventh death according to the medical examiner. Fentanyl is a very powerful painkiller that contains heroine. 28-year-old doctor and anesthesiology resident at the Medical College […]

Drugs and NOPE

Drugs and NOPE

High Schools in Pennsylvania are replacing the DARE drug program with¬†heart-wrenching audio tapes of parents watching their children die, teens¬†finding an overdosed friend and images of a brother burying his brother. Five hundred students listened to a 911 call of a mother finding her 17-year-old-son dead from an overdose of prescription drugs. The gym fell […]

Heroin Overdoses Doubled in Most of U.S.

Heroin Overdoses Doubled in Most of U.S.

Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith are two highly publicized heroin deaths in the U.S. in the past year or two. They are examples of the growing problem created by the misuse of narcotic painkillers and heroin in America. While deaths involving prescription opioids is leveling off, deaths from heroin overdoses in most of the […]