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Pediatricians Say Using Teaspoons & Tablespoons For Kids' Medicine Leads To Overdoses

While some parents pull out actual measuring spoons when pouring out a teaspoon or tablespoon of their kids’ medications, many just resort to employing the same utensils they use for family meals. 319 more words

Police use Naloxone to reverse overdose in Waterford

WATERFORD, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Police say they saved a man from a heroin overdose by giving him the life-saving drug, Naloxone.

Officers say just before 8:30 p.m. 85 more words

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Comfortably Numb

As I sit here at my desk on this Monday morning, I can’t help but continuously play back Friday afternoon in my head over and over…much like I have this entire weekend. 769 more words

Drug Abuse

Life is short

Two of my friends died recently. One died at the end of last month and the other died two days ago. I haven’t seen either one of them in over five years because I moved to a different state. 270 more words

Drugs

So its been a while............ (Trigger Warning)

Apologies in advance for long blog post.

So as most of ye know, I suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/borderline-personality-disorder/index.shtml as well as Clinical Depression. My last blog post detailed my 3rd overdose. 1,034 more words

NALOXONE, HIDDEN AGENDA ? REALLY?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/andrew-kolodny-md/naloxone-necessary-but-not-nearly-enough_b_5485291.html

https://addictionandrecoverynews.wordpress.com/2015/03/25/naloxone-is-not-enough

Naloxone advocates have a secret mission.  That is we are trying to increase the numbers of people using illicit opiates…..COME ON PEOPLE….We are not trying to normalize illicit drug use or send a message that opiate addiction is okay.   1,218 more words

Drug War

Heroin and Painkiller Overdoses Killed 25,000 People in the US in 2013

According to the CDC, overdoses of opioid analgesics and heroin caused 24,495 deaths in the United States in 2013, an increase from all previous years. 859 more words

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tchilders7110 reblogged this on #Uniteforsupport and commented:

The numbers are staggering! I live every single day in fear that my son will be the next statistic!