In Philip Seymour Hoffman, we lost an uncommonly brilliant actor to a heroin overdose. Unfortunately, tragedies like this have become much too common.
Dr. Andrew Kolodny, PHF Chief Medical Officer, presented the dangers of prescription drug abuse to clinical staff at Phoenix Houses of California. The overdose epidemic is correlated to sales volume of opioids wrongly prescribed for chronic pain.
Phoenix House welcomes Andrew Kolodny, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Kolodny, a nationally recognized psychiatrist and public health advocate, will oversee clinical programming.
Phoenix House Chief Medical Officer Andrew Kolodny, MD, talked with FOX New York about recent reports that krokodile, a flesh-eating synthetic heroin, has surfaced in the United States.
On Tuesday October 1, Phoenix House sponsored the “Fed Up!” Rally for a Federal Response to the Opioid Epidemic.