Only a small percentage of people who survived an opioid overdose in West Virginia received some form of addiction treatment in the next year, according to a new analysis. Experts say the findings underscore a national disconnect.
The more drugmakers wowed doctors with gifts and lunches, the more people died of drug overdoses, study shows
"Our findings suggest that direct-to-physician opioid marketing may counter current national efforts to reduce the number of opioids prescribed."
It's been revealed that 20-year-old Callum Edwards, who died of a suspected drug overdose last week, had tiger snake venom in his system.
These smaller communities in Canada are seeing nearly twice as many opioid poisoning hospitalizations compared to major cities.
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"The international drug control system promised a world free of drugs, but has delivered the exact opposite."
Twenty-two days, two dead, 31 hospitalised.
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The grave markers represented the number of overdose deaths across the province last year.
Despite the growing epidemic of Americans misusing opioids and overdosing on the job, many employers turn a blind eye to addiction within their workforce—ill-equipped or unwilling to confront an issue they are at a loss to handle.
“My identity had become so entwined with heroin that I had normalized it. It was only occasionally, in a moment of clarity, that I realized just how abnormal being a heroin addict was.”