OPIOID CRISIS

Ren Brabenec in Opioid Crisis
October 2, 2018

Almost All U.S. Doctors Overprescribe Opiates: Why?

Recent studies show that nearly all U.S. doctors tend to overprescribe opioid pain reliever drugs when they hand out prescriptions.

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Ren Brabenec in Opioid Crisis
May 13, 2018

Drug Overdose Deaths Up Six-Hundred Percent in Twenty Years: Addiction Vs. Abuse

When we look at the drug problem in the U.S., the biggest shocker is how rapidly this issue went from being a problem to a crisis, a crisis to an epidemic, and an epidemic to a full-on National Public Health Emergency .

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Ren Brabenec in Opioid Crisis
May 4, 2018

FDA Increases Orders for Warning Labels on Dangerous Opiate Painkillers

At this point, it is fairly well-known that the United States is struggling with a heavy drug abuse problem. This has been an ongoing and increasing trend for over twenty years now, a problem that has resulted in twenty-four million Americans currently addicted to drugs and alcohol, and over two-hundred thousand dead from overdose problems.

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