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Pop-Up Safe Injection Site Hits Vancouver

Vancouver is testing a new operation to combat the drug overdose epidemic: pop-up safe injection sites. The small operation consists of a couple of people trained in CPR, chair, clean needles and Narcan (aka naloxone). Just recently, Vice reported that a “harm reduction tent” had been set up for a week now in downtown Vancouver. . . . . Continue Reading


Preventing Teen Drug Abuse: 3 Steps to Safeguard Your Home

It has been estimated that two-thirds of teens who abuse prescription medicine get them from friends, family, and acquaintances. Even worse, many teens report their first experience with drugs coming from the family medicine cabinet. As the prescription drug epidemic continues to become a major topic of discussion, another issue needs to be address: how . . . . Continue Reading


6 Ways to Stop Drug Addiction Before it Begins

Author: Shernide Delva Millions of people are affected by substance abuse but there are ways you can take control of your life before a drug addiction develops. Certain strategies can help you avoid you becoming one of the millions who struggle with drug addiction every year. Utilize these 6 steps to improve your life and avoid . . . . Continue Reading


Next Week is National Prevention Week!

The month of May is most notable for Cinco De Mayo, Mother’s  Day and Memorial Day weekend, and being having its flowers brought in by April showers. May is surely important to some for birthdays and anniverseries, but there is another reason that next week is a big deal for the month of May. The . . . . Continue Reading


Can Drunken Driving Become A Thing of the Past?

(This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model) If every new car made in the United States had a built-in blood Breathalyzer-like device, preventing intoxicated drivers from driving, how many lives could be saved, injuries prevented, and injury-related health costs cut? The answer, according to . . . . Continue Reading


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