Yes, some of the corporations who helped fuel the opioid overdose epidemic will now be able to profit from selling us an important part of the solution
…these guidelines contain many best practices that, had they been in place in the 1990’s, and enough prescribers had followed them, we might well have avoided the worst of the prescription painkiller epidemicRead More
It appears that the presence of other drugs in the fentanyl and heroin currently flooding our streets has made naloxone, the opioid antagonist that is our primary weapon against OD fatalities, far less likely to be effective.Read More
Hint: Just insisting that you’re not bluffing this time won’t convince that young man, or many others of his kind. He’ll need to be shown.
In an atmosphere such as this – already ‘spoiled’, we might say – any response must be carefully thought through and planned.