All posts by Jennifer T

The Numbers are so Staggering……

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https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/11/29/upshot/fentanyl-drug-overdose-deaths.html The Numbers Are So Staggering.’Overdose Deaths Set a Record Last Year. By JOSH KATZ and MARGOT SANGER-KATZ NOV. 29, 2018 A class of synthetic drugs has replaced heroin in many major American drug markets, ushering in a more deadly phase of the opioid epidemic. New numbers Thursday from the Centers for Disease Control and…

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Dan Bigg Remembered

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Dan Bigg remembered as ‘revolutionary’ for approach to heroin crisis, pioneered life-saving naloxone, needle handouts Dan Bigg and Petra Hranova of the Chicago Recovery Alliance chat with an addict outside the organization’s van. The van is loaded with clean syringes and other drug supplies that addicts can get in exchange…

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How To Stop The Opioid Epidemic, According To An Eye-Opening New Study

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We’re failing in the opioid crisis. A new study shows a more serious approach would save lives. The study suggests a comprehensive approach is needed — one that goes way further than what America has done so far. By German Lopez@germanrlopezgerman.lopez@vox.com  Aug 23, 2018, 4:00pm EDT SHARE Javier Zarracina/Vox The opioid epidemic is the…

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A Way Forward

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As a part of our ongoing A Way Forward series examining solutions to Kentucky's drug addition epidemic, we'd like to welcome you to two events we're hosting this summer. Our goal is to provide families with information on how to deal with addiction and how Kentuckians can find a way to solve...
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