Category Archives: Opioids

  • When Suicide is Classified as an Overdose
    Monday, September 16th, 2019

    When Suicide is Classified as an Overdose

    An overdose is designated sometimes as either accidental or intentional when someone overdoses on an addictive substance. However, is the distinction always clear? How do experts know the difference...
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  • How to Solve the Opioid Epidemic
    Monday, July 8th, 2019

    How to Solve the Opioid Epidemic

    Anyone who pays attention to current affairs to some extent knows that the world is currently facing an opioid epidemic, which is particularly problematic in the United States. In...
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  • Fentanyl Related Deaths are on the Rise
    Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

    Fentanyl Related Deaths are on the Rise

    Nearly half of the 42,249 people that died from an opioid overdose in 2016 had fentanyl traces in their system, according to a research letter published in JAMA. Reports...
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