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Heroin Overdose Deaths Jump 39% Between 2012 and 2013

Source : http://www.thefix.com/content/heroin-overdose-deaths-jump-39-between-2012-and-2013 Despite new tactics, including the wider use of naloxone, heroin-related overdoses have skyrocketed. As states crack down on illegal prescription drugs and users switch to its cheaper substitute, heroin, it’s not surprising that heroin-related overdose deaths are suddenly on the rise. According to data released Monday by ...

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Dakar inaugure son premier centre de prise en charge des addictions

Source : http://idpc.net/fr/alerts/2015/01/dakar-inaugure-son-premier-centre-de-prise-en-charge-des-addictions Le Centre de Prise en charge Intégrée des Addictions de Dakar a été inauguré à l’occasion de la journée mondiale de lutte contre le sida en présence des autorités médicales, administratives mais aussi d’acteurs de la société civile. La cérémonie a commencé par une projection de film ...

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The Patron Saint of Harm Reduction

Source : http://www.thefix.com/content/patron-saint-harm-reduction The Fix Q&A with Dan Bigg of the Chicago Recovery Alliance on exasperation, solutions and everything in between. Dan Bigg may not be a saint. Perhaps he is more like Socrates—on the fringe of society, answering difficult questions about complex human problems and schooling anyone who will ...

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Christie Declares War on Drugs ‘Hasn’t Worked’

Source : http://www.thefix.com/content/christie-denounces-war-drugs With heroin-related deaths on the rise, Christie vows to implement a new strategy to combat addiction. As deaths from heroin in the Garden State continue to mount at an epidemic rate, Republican Governor Chris Christie has called for an overhaul of the state’s policies on addiction treatment. In an interview with ...

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