By Adi Jaffe Ph.D.
And what you can do about them now.
By Erin Schumaker
It’s largely because of Dr. Robert Newman that people in the United States and in countries around the world have access to methadone.
By Penn State
About one in five college students reported in a survey that they knew someone who was addicted to pain medications, and nearly a third said they knew somebody who overdosed on painkillers or heroin, according to researchers.
By MARTHA BEBINGER
Bea and Doug Duncan outside their home in Natick, Mass. The coaching they got from the Community Reinforcement and Family Training program, they say, gave them tools to help their son Jeff stick to his recovery from drug use. He's 28 now and has been sober for nine years.
By Katelyn Newman
A new study suggests notifying doctors of a patient's fatal overdose could put a dent in the opioid epidemic.
One group of clinicians in the study received a letter identifying a deceased patient by name, age and address.(GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO)