Articles Tagged With:


Henderson Police Now Carry Naloxone

Naloxone, also sold under the brand name Narcan, is a drug known for its ability to stop an opiate overdose in its tracks, saving lives in record time – as long as it is administered in time. Because first responders are very often the first to arrive on the scene when an overdose is called […]

Will a New Law Help Turn the Tide against Opiate Overdose Deaths in Nevada?

As of January 1, 2018, the Controlled Substance Abuse Prevention Act will go into effect in Nevada, a law passed unanimously by both houses and officially signed in June of this year. The primary goal of the changes brought about by the legislation is to lower rates of opiate prescriptions, addiction, and overdose deaths. Many […]

Can a Simple Timer Help Stop Opiate Abuse?

It could not be a simpler product: embedded into a generic prescription bottle cap is a timer. The cap can be used on any prescription bottle, and it automatically resets and begins counting from zero every time the pill bottle is opened. What is the benefit of this design? For those who are taking prescription […]

How the Top 4 Drugs of Abuse Harm Diet during Addiction and What to Do about It in Recovery

Substance use and abuse do immeasurable harm, both in the short-term and the long-term. The nature of that harm varies from substance to substance, but in almost all cases, a focus on proper nutrition all but disappears during active addiction, limiting access to much-needed nutrients and vitamins required for healthy function while damaging organs that […]

Is a Vaccine the Solution to Heroin Addiction?

The toll that opiate addiction, both painkiller addiction and heroin addiction, is taking on this country is devastating and severe. Overdose deaths, broken families, stagnating lives, and medical and mental health emergencies – these are just a few of the most significant consequences that occur when an opiate addiction develops and goes untreated. In response […]