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Overdose

 

October 21, 2022



The number of drug overdoses in this country is staggering. More than 100,000 Americans died last year and fentanyl users are more at risk from the drug itself or lately laced with other drugs. What can we do to reduce this risky behavior? The answer is complex, but kits are available to test drugs at Holder Drug in Alva, clean needles are available at Wal-Mart in Alva as is naloxone, an overdose-reversing medicine.

While some profess that this is an enabling policy, research shows that people can only recover if they can survive. Judith Feinberg of West Virginia University states, “If y...



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