Since 2014, 32 states have passed laws to equip first responders with naloxone. In some states, family members and others can learn to administer the opioid antidote and be supplied with a kit. But we must do more to stem today’s opioid epidemic.
The true story of Jason, whose addiction to prescription painkillers, Xanax, and heroin led to a life in and out of rehabs and psych wards–until he got to Phoenix House.
Mary Beth Pfeiffer shares a behind-the-scenes look at what it was like to report on the opioid addiction epidemic in her community.
Deborah Simpson Taylor, President and Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix House Mid-Atlantic, spoke today on Capitol Hill at the Congressional Addiction Forum: Advancing Prevention, Treatment and Recovery for Youth to help shape policy going forward.
Jennifer Aniston’s portrayal of a chronic pain patient addicted to painkillers is convincing and heartbreaking–but where is the mention of treatment?