The Stigma of Drug Overdose: A Mother’s Story

Denise Cullen has lived through one of the worst tragedies a mother can experience – losing a child. But if there is anything worse than losing a child, it is losing a child to a drug overdose, because grief is accompanied by stigma and blame.

A Day For Those Who Died by OD

Today is the eleventh annual “International Overdose Awareness Day,” an event intended to counter the stigma surrounding addiction and to draw attention to the growing thousands of drug overdoses across the world.

California Assembly Bill 472 (Testimony by Denise Cullen)

Testimony by Denise Cullen in support of California Assembly Bill 472, the Good Samaritan bill to prevent avoidable overdose deaths.

Harm Reduction Making Waves

Hundreds of doctors, politicians, researchers and frontline workers met with drug users and ex-users in Austin, Texas, in December to openly talk about drug use.

Moms Unite to End the War on Drugs

Please join together now and lead the charge to end drug prohibition, just as a previous generation of mothers did to end to alcohol Prohibition in the 1930s.