Tag Archives: California’s Opioid Problem

Heroin Addiction and Opioid Abuse in Oakland California

Heroin Addiction and Opioid Abuse in Oakland California
The ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States has led to tragic consequences for communities all over the country, and spanning all walks of life. In Alameda County, opioid addiction has caused severe consequences in many forms. Drug crime continues to be a pressing issue in these communities, and the statistics of overdose deaths are fueling ...
The Rising Opioid-Related Death Toll in California

The Rising Opioid-Related Death Toll in California
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have officially announced the misuse, abuse, and overdose of prescription medications as a national epidemic. In the United States, more deaths result from prescription medication overdoses than car accidents. Despite serious risks of addiction and overdose, physicians today prescribe opioids for more than just short-term pain – ...