1. Pediatric unintentional opioid exposures decreased by more than 75% following the introduction of child-resistant unit-dose packaging (UDP). 2. More than 20% of unintentional buprenorphine-naloxone exposures in children  Study Rundown: In the past 2 decades,

(bangordailynews.com) YORK, ME — It doesn’t happen here. We don’t have people addicted to heroin, no people who can’t get off oxycodone. York Hospital substance treatment counselor Sally Keck has heard it all. “Underlying this

(courtesy of therepublic.com) WASHINGTON — Deep within President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of

(slate.com) Jillian Bauer-Reese This wasn’t an Alcoholics Anonymous or a Narcotics Anonymous meeting, though. This was a Medication-Assisted Recovery Anonymous, or a MARA meeting, a gathering of people who were united by their desire to

(courtesy of theatlantic.com) FRANCE – In the 1980s, France went through a heroin epidemic in which hundreds of thousands became addicted. Mohamed Mechmache, a community activist, described the scene in the poor banlieues back then:

(courtesy of centredaily.com) A drug-filled balloon placed in a sandwich for a Rockview state prison inmate to ingest resulted in charges being bound over for trial against two men. Estee Fritz, 25, of Lock Haven,