Preparedness, education and compassion: One addiction expert shares her insights into saving lives and grappling with trauma, on International Overdose Awareness Day.
Narcan, the lifesaving overdose prevention medication, may soon be available over the counter, and a vaccine against fentanyl is in development. Read up!
The news may sometimes sensationalize this powerful synthetic opioid, but around two-thirds of all overdose deaths in the U.S. involve fentanyl — and many people take it without even knowing.
On this day of remembrance and action, learn how everyone can help prevent overdoses and end the stigma.
In just one year, death rates increased 44% for Black individuals, and 39% for American Indian and Alaska Native individuals.