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As drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. with 52, 404 lethal drug overdoses in 2015, Sober Grid is on a mission to end the opioid epidemic by providing those in recovery with the tools they need to maintain sobriety after treatment. 171 more words

Addiction To OPioids

US teen drug overdose deaths inch up after years of decline

NEW YORK (AP) — After years of decline, teen deaths from drug overdoses have inched up, a new U.S. government report shows.

The drop in teen deaths had been a rare bright spot in the… 371 more words

News

Man pleads guilty to federal charge in lethal overdose case

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty in federal court to distributing heroin that caused a lethal overdose last year.

Thirty-four-year-old Careem Bentley, of… 85 more words

News

Fentanyl crisis: Toronto addiction doctor takes your questions

Fentanyl has made its way onto Toronto streets and with a growing number of reported overdoses, Global News reporter Erica Vella took questions from viewers and posed them to Dr. 422 more words

Canada

Prescription opioid use is a risk factor for heroin use | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

NIDA confirms that prescription opioid use is a risk factor for heroin use. It reports that pooling data from 2002 to 2012, the incidence of heroin initiation was 19 times higher among those who reported prior nonmedical pain reliever use than among those who did not (0.39 vs. 178 more words

Politics

Fentanyl suspected after 3 fatal overdoses in Durham Region amid recent spike: police

Police suspect fentanyl overdoses caused the deaths of three men in Durham Region early Friday morning.

Durham Regional Police said two unidentified men, one in his 31 and the other in his 45, were located deceased in a high-rise building on Falby Court in Ajax, Ont. 584 more words

Crime

Gemmel Moore Dies in Wealthy Democrat Donor’s Home: Death Ruled ‘Accidental’

I believe every word of this article, because the details surrounding Gemmel Moore’s death seem plausible. Sex workers are often seen as disposable, and are frequently abused and murdered. 80 more words

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