What Doesn’t Kill You Can Maim: Unexpected Injuries From Opioids

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/04/13/523452905/what-doesnt-kill-you-can-maim-unexpected-injuries-from-opioids April 13, 20171:18 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered MARTHA BEBINGER FROM Lisa, a client at the AAC Needle Exchange and Overdose Prevention Program in Cambridge, Mass. Nearly five years after an opioid overdose she still limps — possibly because of damage the drug cocktail did to her […]


Naloxone – disrupt a heroin OD in under ten minutes (sometimes seconds!)

From the NIDA (National Institute of Drug Abuse) Director Nora Volkow‘s blog. She’s talking about the drug NALOXONE. The drug that EMTs and hospital ER staff have been delivering for years to people in active narcotic overdose. Naloxone finds the opiates that are sitting in the overdosed addicts brain and […]