October 5, 2018

Addiction Treatment Gap Is Driving A Black Market For Suboxone

Source: NPR This medicine to treat opioid addiction is hard to come by — only a fraction of doctors can prescribe it. So some people trying to quit a heroin habit are turning to the black market for help.(Image credit: Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe/Getty Images)

September 7, 2018

TV anchor shares personal story of loss to fight stigma of opioid addiction

Source: CBS News The CDC estimates overdoses killed more than 72,000 people last year, and it has become the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50. News anchor Angela Kennecke of CBS affiliate KELO-TV in South Dakota has covered the overdose crisis for about 10 years. Four months ago, Kennecke lost […]