Ed Sheeran Opens Up About His Addiction Problem

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When singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran, 26, rose to fame just a few years ago he was working around the clock towards his success. He never had time to adjust to the fame while his name became known internationally. Constantly traveling, writing, and performing on tour, he began to loose himself along the way. A year ago, […]

Delaware Organization Helping Support Families Effected By Addiction

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In Sussex county, a statewide addiction resource organization has been making a strong impact on families healing from the wounds that addiction creates. This program called ‘Attack Addiction’ is making strides towards raising awareness in their community. “We try to raise community awareness, we try to get rid of the stigma attached to addiction,” explains […]

Northeastern Pennsylvania Attempts To Recover From Opioid Crisis

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It has been found by officials that nearly 13 residents in Pennsylvania are lost each day due to overdose from opioids and heroin. Recently, attention has been called on this situation by Josh Shapiro, the state’s Attorney General. At a meeting with officials from Mount Pocono and Monroe counties, Shapiro announced his concern as well […]

“Hub” Courts Designed To Rehabilitate Veterans & Addicts

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“The goal of these drug treatment courts is to reduce incarceration and recidivism …” White Plains, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, and Yonkers have been set up as “Hub Courts” according to the Westchester District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. For people who suffer from substance abuse disorders and military veterans who run into issues with the […]

Narcan Rebate Offer For Iowa Officials

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As the opioid crisis effects citizens of Iowa, the need for Narcan increases. Narcan otherwise known as Naloxone is a medication used to revive overdose victims. According to officials, in 2016 there were 180 lives saved from this medication. The manufacturer of the drug has recently paired up with the Iowa Attorney General’s Office. They […]

Meth Abuse Rises Again In Tennessee

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Hamblen County, Tennessee is seeing an issue with meth abuse. The director of Hamblen County Substance Abuse Coalition, Paul Hyde, spoke publicly on the crisis on Wednesday. He talked about how the coalition has been formed to extend a hand to those struggling with drug addiction in their area. They will provide prevention and education […]

Staten Island Opioid Crisis

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Recently, a study was conducted by researchers at Columbia University’s School of Internal and Public Affairs. They focused on the opioid epidemic in Staten Island. It has been found that the Island had the largest overdose rates in all of New York City, last year in 2016. Currently, these numbers have exceeded the death tolls […]

How The Recovery Movement Will Succeed

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For the past 27 years, America has been using September to celebrate ‘National Recovery Month’. This is a time when members in communities all across our nation come together for extra efforts in spreading awareness about substance abuse recovery and prevention. Currently, about 23 million people in active recovery from addiction. According to SAMHSA (Substance […]