fentanyl laced cocaine causing spike in overdose deaths

Fentanyl Laced Cocaine Becoming Major Problem Across the Country

Fentanyl – a synthetic opioid that’s around fifty to one hundred times more potent than heroin – is a problem in itself, but now it is causing potentially life threatening issues to people who are not even aware that they are taking it. Fentanyl is increasingly being found mixed in with other narcotics, most commonly …

Read more Fentanyl Laced Cocaine Becoming Major Problem Across the Country

dsuvia new opioid approved by FDA

FDA Approves New Highly Powerful Opioid Dsuvia – Was it a Mistake?

There is simply no denying that the United States is in the middle of an opioid crisis. In 2017, the number of deaths involving opioids was just under 50,000. Fifteen years ago, that figure was around 10,000. Now the FDA has come under fire for approving one of the most potent synthetic opioids that has …

Read more FDA Approves New Highly Powerful Opioid Dsuvia – Was it a Mistake?

flag of lone star state dealing with texas opioid epidemic

Lone Star State to Receive Significant Funding to Fight Texas Opioid Epidemic

The Texas opioid epidemic, over the past four years or so, turned into a genuine and very deadly epidemic. Now it has been announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has granted a staggering $2.66 million to the Texas Department of State Health Services with the aim of helping local departments and providers …

Read more Lone Star State to Receive Significant Funding to Fight Texas Opioid Epidemic

shot of area in illinois dealing with high rate of opioid overdose deaths

Opioid Overdose Deaths in Illinois County Reach All Time High

Madison County has set a new record – but it’s a pretty unwanted one. According to official figures, there have been 92 opioid overdose deaths in the county so far in 2018, beating the previous high bar of 91 which was set in 2014. These figures have been released by St. Clair County coroner officials. …

Read more Opioid Overdose Deaths in Illinois County Reach All Time High

view of ohio where opioid abuse is a large problem

$8 Million Grant Awarded in Ohio to Help Those Struggling With Opioid Abuse

Ohio has been one of the states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic. The Buckeye state recently announced an investment of $8 million over the next two years to help companies as well as unemployed workers in 16 of the hardest hit Ohio counties deal with issues related to opioid addiction. Shocking Stats Related to …

Read more $8 Million Grant Awarded in Ohio to Help Those Struggling With Opioid Abuse

blockchain technology being used to fight opioid epidemic

Tech Industry Using Blockchain to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic is causing harm to individuals from all backgrounds. The fight against the opioid epidemic is continuing to get stronger and stronger, which is a great thing! In fact, the tech industry is now getting involved in the fight by using blockchain to fight the opioid crisis. At Advanced Rapid Detox, we wanted …

Read more Tech Industry Using Blockchain to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

seniors dealing with opioid addiction

How Opioids are Affecting the Senior Population

When most think of the opioid epidemic, many people immediately think about how it is affecting the teenage to young adult age group. While this is true, opioids are affecting the senior population as well. The media often discusses the impacts of opioid abuse with the younger demographics, but the truth is that the senior …

Read more How Opioids are Affecting the Senior Population