An opioid overdose requires immediate medical attention. Call 911 immediately if you or someone you know exhibits any of the symptoms.

The opioid epidemic now claims more than 40,000 lives each year. It’s a truly startling number, and for many people, opioid addiction begins with a legitimate injury or surgery. They’re then prescribed an opioid for the pain, and ultimately because of how that drug affects their brain and body, it can lead to dependence and addiction. Read More