Compassionate Health Care Response to Drug Use and Addiction

For too many years people with addictive illness have been banished to the criminal justice system due to ignorance, fear, and stigma.

What We Can Learn From Celebrity Overdoses

Recently rapper Lil’ Wayne was discharged after a six day hospital admission in Los Angeles, where he was reportedly recovering from an overdose of sizzurp — a cocktail of prescription cough syrup, soda, and flavored candy.

Mothers Who Lost Children to Overdose Find Hope

It’s hard to imagine a greater loss. But bereaved mothers all over the US—like these four—are bravely campaigning for change, to prevent others from suffering the same.

Gov. Christie Signs Good Samaritan Overdose Bill

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: With Jon Bon Jovi joining him, Gov. Christie today signed the bipartisan Overdose Protection Act into law at a drug rehab center in Paterson — providing protection from prosecution to those who help overdose victims or those who administer antidotes in life-threatening situations.