Pink – The Latest Street Drug Crisis

This alert was posted recently by our friends at Recoveryview.com and  Addictiontherapeuticservices.com detailing a new designer opioid that is now on the streets. This drug known as Pink, Pinky or just U4 is a fentanyl analog that is actually weaker than fentanyl but still 7.5 times stronger than morphine. It was put on emergency schedule 1 category by the DEA in Oct. last year and … Continue reading Pink – The Latest Street Drug Crisis

Don’t Give Up Hope – Your Miracle Might Only be an Hour Away

A short excerpt from the CNS Productions film “Beyond Opiates” in which former opiate users share their experiences and hope that began their road to recovery.   If you enjoyed this video the full film Beyond Opiates can be rented at our Vimeo on Demand page. http://www.vimeo.com/ondemand/beyondopiates See more about the film “Beyond Opiates” here. Continue reading Don’t Give Up Hope – Your Miracle Might Only be an Hour Away

Naloxone – Over the Counter Overdose Cure

In this video Dr. Darryl Inaba tells us how naloxone prevents death caused by opiate overdose.     The following column  was published in the Fall 2016 issue of Advances in Addiction & Recovery; The Official Publication of NAADAC, the  Association for Addiction Professionals. It explains how OTC Naloxone can help prevent death by accidental opiate over dose.    Opioid Antagonist: Issue of “Over-The-Counter” Naloxone An … Continue reading Naloxone – Over the Counter Overdose Cure