Addiction is treatable. But not if you’re dead.
“We’re not trying to scare them. We just want to save a few lives.”
The mandate can save lives. It also has driven up the price and sales of the overdose reversal drug.
Making overdose-reversal drug and clean needles more accessible was once an extremely unpopular idea.
Jake, a Florida K-9, had to be given Narcan after having a severe reaction to drugs he found on a passenger.
Pharmacies can dispense the overdose reversal antidote without a prescription, but many aren't doing it.
The dog, Trooper, had a severe reaction to anesthesia.
In the 20 years since I last used heroin, my life has been dedicated to the prevention of accidental overdose deaths.
This woman used her openness as a drug user to create a drug union that aims to help people survive the challenges of drug use.