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Tagged addiction, carfentanil, fentanyl, heroin, heroin withdraw, opioid withdraw, opioids, prescription painkillers
As the nation comes to recognize drug abuse and addiction as a public health issue rather than a moral failing or lack of character that far too many people are incarcerated for, harm reduction strategies have leapt to the forefront. These tactics are taking on new forms and making advances that save lives.
Tagged carfentanil, DEA, drugs, fatal overdose, fentanyl, gray death, heroin, OD, overdose
written for Inspire Malibu
The crisis of opioid addiction in the United States is an ever-evolving tragedy. Healthcare professionals, state and federal legislatures and law enforcement have, so far, been unable to stop or contain the spread of opioids and heroin spiked with even more powerful and deadly drugs. In fact, it has become increasingly difficult for scientists to keep pace with new heroin cocktails.