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Alarmed at a citywide spike in fentanyl OD deaths, San Francisco Mayor London Breed will announce Monday that city health and homelessness officials are creating a program for the city’s vast network of gritty SRO hotels and apartments that will train residents and managers on how to best stop people from dying from drug overdoses — particularly fentanyl. … [Read more...] about Spike in Fentanyl Deaths Spurs Overdose Prevention Program in SF Residential Hotels
The Franklin County Coroner's Office on Sunday reported a surge in overdose deaths and warned residents that they could be fentanyl-related. "As of about 10am this morning we have had 10 people die of overdoses in about 26 hours. This is an unusually high number for our county in this period of time," the office said in a statement Sunday. "At this time we know fentanyl can … [Read more...] about 10 Deaths in 26 Hours Amid Growing Overdose Epidemic in Ohio
Nick Chudnow died on Oct. 4, 2017, of an overdose of fentanyl, making him one of 466 people in Wisconsin that year who died from synthetic opioid use. Nick, who was 29, was the only child of Dick, the founder of ComedySportz, and his wife Jennifer Rupp, a writer, actor and a co-founder of Milwaukee's Renaissance Theaterworks. … [Read more...] about Their Son Died From Fentanyl. Now ComedySportz Founder and Spouse Back Efforts to Keep Other Kids From Becoming Addicted to Drugs.
Take, for example, a young doctor I watched fall into its clutches. Like most college students, he experimented with alcohol. When his post-college experimentation expanded to cocaine and opioids, his judgment left him, but his false confidence -- fueled by his training in neurophysiology -- did not. As he moved into medical school and then residency, he found himself caught … [Read more...] about Regardless of Race, Income, Gender, or Profession, Addiction is a Complex Medical Disease That Can Affect Anyone.