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Oregon Makes Strides to Combat Opioid Use

In a perfect world, everyone lives a happy, normal life– no crime, no corruptness, no substance abuse, and so much more. Unfortunately, we live in an imperfect world with people who try to fill voids in ways that bring harm to themselves and others. All across the...

Safe Injection Sites

With heroin abuse continually on the rise, local and state governments have been attempting to come up with solutions to combat this crisis. One of the proposed ideas, which has been met with great controversy, is safe injection sites where those addicted and...

How to Fight the Opioid Crisis

Approximately 91 Americans die each day due to the rise of the opioid crisis throughout the country. If you are looking for a way to lend a hand, financial backing, or assistance in any way in the fight against the opioid crisis, there are a few steps and tips to keep...

Opioid Crisis Overview

As a public, we need to recognize the very real and very dangerous opioid crisis that this country faces. In the Midwest alone, emergency rooms have seen a 66 percent jump in visits related to opioid overdoses. That number could be even worse, experts say. It’s quite...